Well,, it’s that time again, one year from the time I started this blog, and here I am in Florida to do some training in the sunshine! (or, at least I hope the sunshine stays, it’s calling for wet and dreary weather this weekend!). I arrived late Monday night, so yesterday was my first “day” here, and I had a few adventures!!
WhatI learned yesterday:
Write down more detail about where I park the car. Yesterday I parked at Ocean Drive and A1A highway. When I went to find my car, it was not at Ocean Drive and A1A highway… or at least I didn’t think so! So, while I stressed about the fact that my car may have been either towed or stolen, I realized that the lot I was looking in didn’t have the same metres as the one’s I put my money in to pay for parking.. “that’s weird”. Luckily, across the stress was a police station and there was an officer outside controlling the vehicles who were going to “vote” for their preferred republican cadidate, and when I explained to him what happened he laughed and said there were MANY Ocean Avenue and A1A intersections, and we figured out which I put my car at based on where I’m staying. Got there – and there was my car waiting for me, and with no parking ticket for being gone to long.
Aside from that incident, the day was perfect!! It was 25-27 degrees celcius and sunny skies without much wind. Amazing to be riding outdoors and running without ice and snow under my feet. I could get used to this life year round!! Even better, there is a outdoor pool just a few miles from where I am staying, which was almost totally empty when I got there yesterday afternoon. Even better,the pool doesn’t open until 11:30am, so that means I have a real excuse for “putting off” swimming to the afternoon and do my better loved workouts first.
A big THANK YOU to the friend who offered his place in Florida for my home base – it’s beautiful here and I feel totally safe in a place I have never been before. And a big thank you to Al for arranging all of this!! Wish you were here too!
More over the next few days..
Can’t wait to join you and share some sunshine! So excited!