Sunday, October 10, 2010

Happy 10/10/10!

Look what I got -
We are having a gorgeous weekend, what could be the last for us in AWHILE, and of course right at the end of bike riding season, I find this!  I haven't had a bike since I was a kid, and I have been wanting a vintage one for awhile now.  While walking around enjoying the weather we came across this one and you can't beat the price.  As soon as we put some air in the tires I took off on it.  Later, my son saw a friend that lives on our street and the friend said to him - " Your mom had the biggest smile we have ever seen on her face riding that bike". 
I know, right? I am a NERD.  The only problem is that our street is one mile exactly (will have to ride up and down it several times for any kind of exercise)with a long incline - great going down, but the two times I tried, I haven't been able to get up it all the way without getting off the bike, YET.  One of today's goals - get up the hill.
I forgot how much fun riding a bike could be, but my legs are yelling at me already.

And, in honor of 10/10/10 - I have to take care of some business:

Thanks to Kelley of:

I received my first Blog award and now I have to follow the rules.

I have to tell you Ten Things I like:

SNOW – the more the better. This truly aggravates everyone I know, but if you can't change it, you gotta lean to love it. We happen to live in what is called the snow belt, and we get plenty of it!
The smell of Eucalyptus

Playing board games or cards or Bingo, Pool, Corn hole, Boccie – anything with a group of people.  (Sadly hardly anyone I know likes this stuff) I imagine I will have lot of friends when I am elderly with perky Boobs!

Pajama Day – I typically designate one day a month to not getting dressed and lounging in my pj’s with the kids.

Chicago – In my dream world, I would have a condo in Chicago, a house where I live now, and a vacation spot in Disney World.

You guessed it – I really do love Disney World. Even without Kids.

British Chic Lit – I read for fun, life is too serious for anything else.

LOUD Alternative Rock Music – I love to get all melancholy and listen to loud music and just think.

Working. Hello, my name is Kristen and I am a workaholic. I feel guilty on a day off.

Dark Chocolate and ONLY dark chocolate.

And Now Ten Blogs I follow that Deserve an Award and for you to check them out:

Alexa’s -

Leslie’s -

Brittany’s -

Michelle’s -

RW Wells -

Gingeyginge’s -

Cheeseboy’s -

Emily’s -

Mean Girl’s -

Sobrina’s -


Midwestern Mama Holly said...

I love it when I find that one perfect thing Ive been searching for...and congrats on your award.

Kate said...

I read for fun, too. I'm sure there are many, many "Great Books" out there, but I'm perfectly happy with the good ones. :)

Sam said...

Hey congratulations on your award! That bike is friggin awesome! (I'm pretty jealous over here-I have been looking for a bike like that)
Did you really pay $25 for that?
P.S.-South-Paws Rock and how do you feel about Dark Chocolate with Almonds?

Marla said...

Congrats on your award! Love your ten things. We have quite a few in common. That alone should scare you to death.