So my husband is on a biking trip with his brothers. Riding from DC to Pittsburg. Although I think in writing it doesn’t sound as fun as it is most likely going to be! They’re riding along an old canal and then following an abandoned train track. Three brothers and John’s daughter’s husband. John, the oldest brother, rides cross-country all the time. And just returned from a trip to Belize where he biked with a group of like-minded individuals. And Robert J., the son-in-law, is a marathoner and former bike racer. My husband and his brother Jim are not quite as athletic, but following close behind, so I know they’ll all have a marvelous time.
This is the second trip like this they’ve undertaken. The first, a trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, was a celebration of my husband’s fiftieth birthday. And I think the trip started a trend. And since I’m the original couch-potato girl, I’m delighted he’s found such a great group to adventure with.
Me, I’ll stick to adventure on the pages of my book. Although, that said, I am looking forward to a trip to London (my second favorite city) this fall. Going to be a fabulous time—and also with like-minded people (although one of them is turning into a marathoner and the other is walking daily—so I may have to get off of the couch for self-preservation!)
Are you a doer or a relaxer? For all the couch potato bit, I’d much prefer a vacation filled with things to do—just not biking or running or any other unnecessary physical activity ! Anyway, how about you? Is your idea of a dream vacation to bike across the country? Or would you rather eat scones and cream and sip piping hot tea? Or maybe a vineyard in California? Or a little beach time? What’s your ideal vacation setting?