Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Bagels and Bluegrass

On Saturday after Karissa and I finished our last AMSEA pool session, we rode out to APU's Spring Creek/Kellogg Campus farm. I had my trusty Terry and she borrowed Blanche's sweet cruiser Trek with a basket on the front. Austin was about to tap a Birch tree for syrup even though he had no idea what he was doing and he showed us around. My favorite part was the yurt. I've been a bit obsessed with them lately as anyone that has seen me can attest to. Then we met up with Russ, Karissa's other, and rode out to Bagels Alaska where a red headed family was playing blue grass. Corey joined us and the thirteen something year old in the family was easily a tenor. There were cute small children present and on the way home we finally put something in Karissa's basket. She was going to be disappointed if it stayed empty the whole night.

Spring is working its way here. On the way it was low forties and on the way back it dropped to freezing, but it was all pleasant bike riding and the path was clear.

Incidentally Bagels Alaska is across the street from the Mattress Ranch and next to the bus barn.

On a side note I had a good birthday. Corey, Laurel, and Austin surprised me with carrot cake. I got calls from parents, sister, brother, and Katherine.