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A Perfect Day

Friday,  05/09/03  12:25 PM

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I'm out riding my bike, and it is a perfect day... 

The sun is shining over the lake, a light breeze is blowing, pretty girls are jogging, and my daughter's birthday party is coming up...

I really like bike riding.  It keeps me from getting too fat, and it is a perfect way for me to trick myself into getting some exercise every day.  I mountain bike on the weekends, and during the week I do a street ride.   I live in Westlake Village, near Los Angeles, California, and there really is a "West Lake"; my daily route takes me down to the lake, around it, and then a little climb back.  About 13.6 miles with about 575 ft. of vertical, which takes me about 45 minutes (my best time is 41:52, but who's measuring :)

Riding is a perfect time for thinking.  Some people get coder's block, riding gives me the opposite.  After a ride I'm so full of ideas I don't have enough time to execute them all.  I want to take notes while I'm riding so I don't forget anything.  It can be very frustrating.  I have all these little notes all over my desktop with code to write.  Oh, yeah, and with blog entries to make...

So today I did a 42:28 - I was in a hurry to get back so I could blog this :)

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