Hurricane Ride

26 Aug

Hurricane Katrina hit across the state last night and then scooted south of us in Naples. We have been experiencing heavy winds and a little rain. Now, as the morning moves on, the winds have been picking up and are quite heavy.

So today was a ride day. Tthe roads were dry but there was a nice breeze, about 20 mph with guest and I thought this might be a fun ride. Well it was fun! As Tony said it was refreshing! Several times during the ride the wind pushed my bike sideways. I thought Hey this is good training for Kona. We were able to maintain an ave speed of 18 mph for 25 miles but it was hard into the wind.

I’m taking next week off from work. My my Italian grandson, Alexander, is bringing his parents to visit me. They live in Rome, Italy and this is the first time in 2 years that I’ve seen 3 year old Alexander. It should be fun since I have to speak English to Alexander. He speaks Italian but understands English. We are trying to get Alexander to speak more English. Pictures will follow. Especially since I am taking him up to Disney World on Wednesday.

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12 Responses to “Hurricane Ride”

  1. tracy August 26, 2005 at 2:48 pm #

    cool! a reunion! I’m having one too! Have fun!

  2. nancytoby August 26, 2005 at 4:04 pm #

    I think you’re supposed to say, “Thank you Madame Pele for blowing my bike off the road sideways and preparing me for Kona!”Have a wonderful time with Alexander!! πŸ™‚

  3. Shelley August 26, 2005 at 7:19 pm #

    Wow…that sounds like fun!! abbia un giorno di divertimento

  4. Comm's August 26, 2005 at 9:37 pm #

    damnit shelley you know a foriegn language too! Is there anything you don’t do?

  5. Deene August 29, 2005 at 9:05 pm #

    Have a great time with the grand kid, look forward to pictures.

  6. Susan August 29, 2005 at 11:11 pm #

    Glad you are safe. Have fun next week with the little one.

  7. Alicia August 30, 2005 at 9:59 pm #

    I hope you had fun with your grandson, but don’t disappoint us. Where are the pictures?

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    Awesome! Have fun with him!

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