Well, it seems the warm weather we had Saturday was just another spring teaser, as it is very likely to snow again tomorrow. I feel certain that even the greatest snow lovers in Virginia are over it by now. <Sigh.>
Andrew and I enjoyed the nice weather while we could; on Saturday we packed up our bikes and drove to the Dutch Gap Conservation Area, a park not too far from home.
The park has a 4.5 mile trail that runs around a pond, with lots of spur trails that we rode down as well. We didn’t ride super fast or super far, but it was a very enjoyable afternoon! We spent about two hours exploring the area and enjoying the outdoors.
At one point we took some photos with the self-timer on my camera…
In case you were wondering, jumping photos are incredibly difficult to capture with a self-timer. 🙂
We did have a pretty good laugh at my expense at the beginning of our trek: Andrew’s sister, Jenny, gave us the water bottles seen in the bike photo above for Christmas. My previous water bottle was a Camelbak. As we were getting set up…
Me: I can’t quite figure out this water bottle.
Andrew: What do you mean?
Me: I don’t know how hard to bite the straw part. Sometimes hardly any water comes out, and sometimes it flows freely, but I can’t figure out the right way to do it.
Andrew: You don’t have to bite it at all. It’s just a straw.
Oops. 😀 We laughed.
The rest of our weekend was filled with doing some odds and ends around the house, watching Robin Hood: Men in Tights on Netflix (I loved this movie as a kid, and it was exponentially funnier as an adult, :-D) and watching basketball (my March Madness bracket is pretty much done, by the way). Speaking of basketball–and backtracking because I’ve been very undisciplined about blogging lately–the basketball team that Andrew and my brother, Ross, play for won their championship game on Thursday!
So proud of these guys 😀
The medal is now hanging from our mantle, of course.
Have a great Monday, everyone!
-What was the highlight of your weekend?
–Did you fill out a bracket for the NCAA tournament? Are more than two of your teams still alive?