Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Warm and Loving It
Originally uploaded by michele_maule
What another great weekend. I swear the sunshine makes these weekends incredible. Being able to go outside, ride my bike and visit with friends, is making me so happy.
We both went on the NE Sunday Parkways this weekend. The weather was warm and 2,300 people attended. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, basically the city of Portland closes an 8 mile bike route in a quadrant of the city. So no cars are allowed, only bikes. They also have events set up in the neighborhood parks. So you can listen to live music, eat from a food cart, and hang out with your neighbors.
There are lots of people set up in tents along the way too. So you can get a free bike tune up, sign up to vote, and get your bike blessed along the way! Yes, there was a "Bike Temple" along the route, and you could stop and have your bike blessed, or they were freely blessing bikes as we rode by.
all in all, a great time and lots of fun.We ran into many people we haven't seen for awhile and ate delicious burritos.
Yesterday was more biking around town and visiting some friends.
I love late Spring and early Summer. We've been so lucky with the weather. I hope it sticks around for a little while longer. I think Chloe does too...