Tuesday, July 17, 2007

linda and I had a hard, hard ride today. We did three, six minute hard efforts up hill. five four minute flat efforts. seven 30 second sprints into the wind and then....

ha, right. we got on our bikes, rode half a block then said let's go have a mojito.

it's that time of the year. for me at least. so hard to think about training.

August and all the next months are my all time favorite months of the year. there's a moment when I can feel fall coming. it's the way a jet sounds in the sky, or the shadow on the pavement...love, love it.

I know, it's only July.
Linda was zonked out cold tonight. C-O-L-D. snoring her snores. but all I had to say was "Vino!" and she got her little kazahk ass out of bed and stumbled to the tv. she wanted to see him cry.

boo-hoo.

i ate half a bar of chocolate in little tiny bites tonight. i think it's better if you eat it like that. it gets dispersed more evenly then. doesn't go all to the ass. some's gone to my elbow. i can feel it.

what else?

I made fava bean pasta sauce last night. What a dreadful meal. Linda was so hungry she ate it and then put her plate in the sink and said, "you trying to kill us?" and walked off.

now there's gratitude for ya.

13 comments:

Velo Bella said...

thank you for the little chuckle...

its that time of the year for me too..very much so. Just don't tell Michael

PAB(a.k.a.CID) said...

Fava beans rock!

Just two more weeks of training.

Just two more...

Ippoc Amic said...

ok-pabcid, we'll buckle down...

X Bunny said...

fava beans herald the beginning of spring

so yours may have been a little old

marscat said...

so they weren't supposed to be crunchy?

Ippoc Amic said...

maybe we ate GMOs...

bbElf (a.k.a. panda) said...

You totally got me with that first paragraph. I was feeling majorly wimpy about my recovery ride.

Now I'm feeling silly for skipping the mojito part :).

lauren said...

ewe, fava beens.

did you guys ride over to the place where you had mojitos?

or did you turn around and go home, get off your bikes and then have mojitos?

marscat said...

the latter...

riding to the place would have been like a workout...

Lilly Bella said...

no fair you're mojito training!

funny girls, just consider this part of the big master training plan...like the tapering part.

I'm going cold, no training for those mojitos. How many mojito repeats are you up to nowadays anyway? I'm going to rely on mescal memory, my years and years of sucking down pure mescal out of a baby bottle. That should transfer real good for a minty drink with rum, see ya Sunday.

marscat said...

mescal memory -- you funny.

sunday's gonna be fun.

gotta go train now...hee-hee.

chatterbox said...

marscat - loved your Albany report. I think that was probably the same official that told my hubby at Mt. Hamilton that the women can't descend, so they should neutralize the start....Oh, and next time we're in a crit together, you can give me your mojito recipe. Please wait until the first prime lap to tell me, though.

marscat said...

chattybox, i suspect that's another official...sigh.

mojito recipe coming your way.