The morning I finally decided that, this song came into my head as I rode my bike to work. It's the song I can't stop smiling by Velocity Girl, from one of the first CD's I ever owned in 8th grade.
I can't stop smiling
and I don't know why
I'd want to anyway.
Yes, I am sometimes that crazy person belting out a song while riding her bike over Dexter Avenue.
I'm looking forward to having some time to myself, and some solid time outside to really wear myself out. Sometimes I feel like a puppy, like I just need to play outside and get tired to be really happy.
But it's been a fabulous summer so far in Seattle. Last week we got some serious rain, but otherwise it's been an amazingly (almost eerily) hot and sunny past month. I've done some fun bike rides, like out to Magnuson Park to go swimming and chase down the popsicle man.
I did a ride around the southern portion of Lake Washington, where I made a very important discovery: The Seahawks belong to Renton! Seattle did not with the Super Bowl at all!
The garden is doing its thing...
And it's been wonderful to eat from the garden, eat what's local, and share food with friends. Sometimes the house white board in our kitchen looks like this: