|Bike parked at Warde Hall, MMU, today. Not mine, which is inside Warde Hall.|
It was cool—about 25 degrees—when I donned my riding jacket and rode off into the sunrise this morning. But was not very windy, and it was a fine morning ride.
Today the sky has turned partly cloudy and interesting, with patches of blue among pretty grays and whites. It’s not exactly a foreshadow of summer, but the snow covering the ground has greatly receded, the pavement is mostly dry and there is a definite feel of something “else” in the air.
|The sky today. Dramatic and pretty.|
Well, back to grading. But, on my way into Warde Hall, I noticed another bike in the rack outside—yet another sign of spring, I think. Mine was parked inside because I was worried melting snow would make it too damp, and damp is the enemy of iron-based bike technologies, but I’m glad to see the rack in use.
Spring! Even at 25 degrees, with the week warming up I think it’s probably here. Knock on wood. Maybe a blooming maple tree?