I have been waiting for this moment all winter. Spring has finally come! With the end of spring comes the melting of snow. That is why I would like to announce the opening of the Mohawk Hudson Bike Trail for bikes. I rode it yesterday and besides for a few patches of snow it was clear. Where did I go you ask? I went to the Troy Farmer’s Market. While there I learned two interesting things. The first is that they are expanding their market to Wednesdays. Now you can enjoy the farm freshness two days a week. The second is that starting May 7th they will be moving back outside. I can’t wait until I can walk through the rows of fresh food with the sun shining on my face.
I would like to end this one with an amusing little anecdote of something that happened to me on Friday. I was riding down Western like I always do after work and what do I see descending from the heavens but a plastic bag. It was as if mother nature was saying, “Hey Chris, could you get this one.” What did I do? Did I ride on by and let that bag become just another piece of trash on the street? No, without stopping I reached up and plucked that bag from the sky like it was my destiny and brought it home to dispose of it properly.