riparian rap

Bicycles are good for you.

And Carbondale in the spring is a wonderful place to ride.

I don’t mind saying the stress of running this business has been intense, and I went to work today in a black mood. Most of this stress comes from our good fortune. You’re not supposed to complain.

Kate persuaded me to take some time off this afternoon and we did a long bike ride. Somewhere in the first few miles I forgot about work.

Though a bad year for farming and flooding, it’s been a good year for native plants. She took these pictures of milkweed and butterflies along the way, and even a decent one of me.