Monday, October 4, 2010
Dust off the roller blades that haven't seen use in two years. There I find a pair of socks that I thought had been swallowed by the dryer ages ago. Let's say I carried those puppies gingerly to the wash. Although to be fair they didn't smell - really! So I was off, only to discover that the time of year with leaves and twigs everywhere, as well as the city street repairs - soft fill that stops a skater dead, weren't a good combination. Although I remained upright, it wasn't without avid concentration on the road. I really regretted not grabbing that bike helmet.
One hour later - I still need to get some photocopying done. So it's off to the library on my bike. After all, when changing routine it's best to move forward full throttle. So I'm off, into the wind and the traffic with a few shortcuts and a jaunt down a boggy easement that reminded me that I might be sporting a skunk trail by the time I arrived.
Two hours later - There's leaves to be raked and the dog is still full of energy and wants to be chased a couple of laps around the yard.
Three hours later - My roller blades are resting downstairs - preparing for next year's jaunt, the washer is running and I've discovered muscles that were previously undetected. Apparently one is supposed to ease into exercise programs.
Note to self - when shifting gears - take it one gear at a time. So change is still in the air - it's just going to take a bit more time to settle.
Change - one gear at a time or full throttle ahead?
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