A quick trip to Dixie over the weekend yielded foggy photos.
It’s the end of the month and time for me to recap how far I’ve biked this month and any major accomplishments. Sorry, but this was a fairly boring month on the bike. A little midday rain stopped me from riding as much during lunch,1 yet I didn’t get rained on during commuting, just a little heavy misting on a couple of mornings.
My June Bicycling Accomplishments
- This month marked Sage’s one year anniversary. In that year, I biked 3,207 miles.
- In a little less than a year, I biked the distance equal to Portland, OR to Portland, ME.
- I continued to take pictures during my commute, and posted a few of them here on my blog.
|Distance||Time / Bike|
|306||Biked in June2|
|1,369||Biked in 20143|
|3,366||Biked on Sage4|
How is your 2014 so far on the bike?
I wasn’t looking for another shot of wires and pole … honest. I took a detour on the way home to shoot a stand of trees on the far side of a field. It looked good, but only in my mind. The scene’s dynamic range was too great and I didn’t have a tripod with me to make a good HDR shot. So I looked up. This is what I saw. Sort of…1 ;-)
Earlier this week, we took a quick stop at Folsom Point to see how low Folsom Lake has dropped. Hiking much of the way down to the water, I turned around and took a shot back up the hill, to where the water level should be.
It’s a power pole.
And I like it.1
- As I was driving with Ashley, I looked through the sunroof and said I wanted to come back and take a picture of this pole, though I’d need to stand in the middle of the street to get the perspective I wanted. Ashley reached up and opened the sunroof. Ah! Problem solved. Grabbing my camera, I took a couple quick shots while we waited for a green light. ↩
Today’s airport experience in PDX was downright nice: the TSA was scanning boarding passes at the far end of the line and sending a large portion through the “PRE” line. Those of us lucky enough to be selected went through security pre-9/11 style: coats, shoes, and belts stayed on and computers remained packed. As another passenger said, “It’s like were not the enemy today.”
I hope your day was filled with nice surprises, too.
On my flight from Portland to Sacramento this morning, I sat on the left side of the plane. Most of the way, I looked out the window.
Engine No. 5 at the Oregon Zoo.