Summer has been super busy, hot and fun. The heat is killing me. Saps my energy. Once I get done with a ride, and get bikes rearranged for the next group, I'm so worn out. The mental strain of keeping up with a dozen kids on bikes in the woods is hard to describe, but equally draining. But, I would not trade it for anything! I love what I do and love the kids who I work with. I'm so thankful for the opportunity to be in this position!
I got a visit for Mike K last weekend. He pulled me out on a road ride and bought me coffee. I took him on a tour of the Swannanoa River Valley, stopping at Dynamite Roasting for some joe and a scone. It is always great to see Mike and ride with him. He hosts a Warmshower location if you ever need a place to rest your head in Shelby, NC!
Another day at the lake was in order. Soaking in the water, trying not to get burned etc. Fun times with the fam! I'm glad to be able to get the kid around water more this summer. He is loving it too. The water (Caribbean ) was such a part of my childhood, and I'm glad to be able to share that with him. Strong swimming skills is a good life skill to have as well.