On Saturday, Granny took me to Singh Farms in Tempe. It has a farmer’s market vibe, with fresh farm food for sale in baskets inside. There is also a cafe and plenty of outdoor seating in the sunshine. Oh, and look what I’m bringing home with me!
Granny is one hip gal! She has many friends, she uses Uber, and she always has an activity planned! We have gone to the driving range almost every day with her goal of making me a golfer, and I have now played a round of golf (well, almost)!
In case you haven’t heard, we are planning another long bike tour next summer. This time it will be different, though, because the majority of it will be on trails and dirt roads. To handle the different terrain, we will use different gear – this style of bike touring is referred to as bikepacking. Due to weddings and other craziness this spring and summer, though, we haven’t had a chance for any practice (“shakeout”) tours until now.
This past summer, Rachel and I took time off work for a trip to Big Sky country, with the highlight of the trip being 3 days in Glacier National Park. My siblings, Casey, Charity & Julie joined us, which was particularly exciting because Charity and Julie had never been to Montana. Also, Casey had never been there besides one trip in the winter and I had never been to Glacier before. We were excited for lots of first-time experiences!
My time here so far has been great fun! I’ve gotten lots of time with family and friends. I went on a few bike rides, including biking with my dad to work.