May 4th, 2003

Crape Myrtle tea dance...

I got up at 7, and left the house for today's ride at about 7:45. I stopped at McDonald's and got a Sausage McMuffin with Egg, a small orange juice, and a small coffee.

I arrived quite early in Rolesville, and went into the Food Lion and bought some Granola Bars for the ride.

Joe arrived early, too, and I told him that I wasn't going to stay for the ride this morning after all. It was too cold, and it looked like a good possibility of rain. I just couldn't do that again.

I went home, and went back to bed. I got up at about 12:30, and rode out to Carrboro and did the 33-mile out there.

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I stopped by UNC Hospital on the way back and visited with Robert for a few minutes. It was nice and warm in there, as was he.

I went to Flex between 7:30 and 8:00, and there was a Crape Myrtle fundraiser going on. A nice guy at the door, Michael, asked me if I was riding in the ride, as I had my t-shirt on, and we chatted a bit. He's riding, too. I must say I didn't recognize him from previous training rides, but he said he's been there. I'll have to look for him next week.

Van was there, as was Allen from the Wednesday night crowd. I spoke with Wayne for a little while, while watching some rather poor games of pool. I left there just before nine.

I stopped at Baja Burrito on the way home. Things were hopping there as they were having a Cynco de Mayo party (on quatro de mayo), and had a live band outside. I guess straight people need to party, too. :-)