Sunday, October 1, 2023

Summer Days and a Break from Social Media

Chillin' in Maine

Well, a lot has gone on since my last post in April, but nothing related to the bike! (The final days of 30 Days of Biking were written, forgotten, and lingered unpublished. I've belatedly hit the publish button on those.) Obviously I took a break from the blog and journaling -- especially since I didn't have any cycling events on my calendar to train for! I also took a break from Instagram and anything social-media related. It was a care-free summer.

Mike and I spent a little time in Maine, where he'd like to retire one day. We explored the midcoast region of Boothbay Harbor, Pemaquid, Monhegan Island, Camden and Damariscotta. (If we settle somewhere near Red's in Wiscassett, he'll be happy.) But ohmigosh the hills! Once-upon-a-time I could manage those hill climbs, but I will definitely be needing an e-bike if we retire to Maine.

The summer passed quickly, and then September, and now we're into October! Jennifer and Amy have a half Ironman coming up, and Alison has an ultra trail run, but other than that, it's been quiet with the BOWZ squad. I don't know if we'll ever get back to pre-pandemic mode.

But Coffeeneuring is up next! I'm in for that.

Hiking on Monhegan Island, Maine

Lazy summer days