Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Rochester Hills, MI
Bikes: Specialized Sequoia, Specialized Crosstrail, Cannondale Synapse Carbon
Legitimate excuse for playing hooky?
Two weekends ago I officially kicked off my season of riding and other outdoor activities when the weather was almost like summer. Having lived in Michigan these many years, I should have known better
. So, after doing my first long ride and having planned my next, last weekend we returned to winter with fury: several inches of wet snow falling all weekend with ferocious winds to boot! No problem to postpone my plans a bit -- par for the course in these parts. But then, after a cool but dry week, the forecast is for another cold, windy, and very wet weekend
But, this Friday afternoon is the best weather of the week, partly sunny and in the mid-50s or better, so as far as I am concerned this is a legitimate excuse to take the afternoon off for that 30-mile ride that I have been thinking about for the last two weeks
. As I see it, my employer will be better off in the long run, as I won't be spending another week moping around and thinking about my training schedule.
Should I feel guilty? (I think I know the answer from this group