Friday, August 8, 2008

Weekend Time!

Weird... a cooler week, including even, some actual rainfall.

Wednesday I managed to get out for a ride before the rains came. I didn't think it would hold off, but it was actually pretty nice. Warm, but much cooler than it has been, and while the clouds were threatening, I didn't get wet at all. Though I didn't push my luck, and just did some quick climbs in the foothills.

Coming back across Poorman Road something strange caught my eye. I had to have a stop to see just what the heck it was. Ummm... you KNOW it's a big spider if it catches your eye as you are flying along the road!

He didn't seem real pleased that I was stopping to check him out, so I just took a quick picture for scale, and hurried on my way - making a mental note to not stop for a break, along the side of the road in this area.

I made it back to the house, just in time for the truly dark clouds to start rolling in. Unfortunately the picture doesn't really capture the way these clouds were shooting their way up into the foothills at high speeds!

I couldn't believe it rained most of the night. I can't remember the last time I fell asleep to steady rainfall. But it made for some great clouds and clear air the following morning.

Yesterday I picked up the new iPhone! Woo Hoo! Though the downside is that it has pretty much taken over my life for a few days, as I try to get everything "dialed-in". More impressions from that front soon.

This weekend Jessica and I are headed out to visit Harry and Danielle out in New Castle, and catch up with a music festival in the tiny town of Marble, CO. The forecast is for "wet"... but let's hope it doesn't get too wet.


Notorious B.I.L. said...

You should send that pic to Denver science and nature, and see what kind it is. I saw one similar to this but a bit bigger. No one ever believes me. I have been trying to figure out what it is.

Brad said...

You will love the iPhone. I have had one for a couple of months now and it rocks. Works real well with our MACS too.