Saturday, April 26, 2008
Oh this weather! Whineywhinewhine
Yes it is April 26th and snowy at a fresh 32 degrees this morning. There goes my horsey weekend. It was supposed to involve a lot of road riding which is excellent for Johnny; close to my barn there's a nice stretch involving two gentle hills that are so good for building up his back muscles after a winter of arena circles. But in this weather I just wimp out; the pastures are open to wind and just thawed enough to be deep mud. Spring is not the horseperson's favorite season in these parts.
So I went to the Whole Foods Co-op and bought these luscious strawberries to console myself:
And in the end, the Stoics had it right: