We’ve had days and days of clouds and cold weather. It’s no heat wave today… in fact, we got our second frost of the year. It’s supposed to be 50 degrees by 11 o’clock, and we intend to leave then. I have our picnic lunch ready to go.
Sardines and crackers make up our main course. Sometimes we follow that with a couple of crackers with peanut butter. Because I still have sweet peppers coming on (frost didn’t kill the plants), I threw in some pepper strips. And because of the cold temperatures, we’re taking a thermos of coffee. Plastic utensils and napkins are zipped inside the lunch box lid.
Most people, when I mention sardines, wrinkle up their noses and say, “Ewww”. I wouldn’t think of eating them at home, but we enjoy them on our rides. We started packing them after I read that sardines are heart-healthy; and since they’re at the bottom of the food chain, they don’t have as much toxic junk in them as larger fish.
I intend to wear my winter gear, because even at 50, it’s pretty cool riding.
I just have to share this next picture; Cliff hollered for his coffee when he woke up this morning and said, “I’ve been cold all night; the covers on this bed are all tangled up.”
He had a whole quilt wadded up on his chest, and he’s the one that got cold? As you can see, we have our flannel sheets on the bed already. I usually don’t drag them out until November.