St. Patricks day was big for me this
year. We started the day blinging up the Tandem for the occasion,
putting huge green shamrocks on the front and left side. Then we
went out to an Irish bar for green beer and Irish food.
Virginia's son and his girlfriend
joined us, along with some of their friends.
Bike Party's Lucky Charms Ride
started for us on the light rail, where more friends seemed to get
on every few stops or so. When we got down to the Capitol station
a remarkable number of us got off together along with our bikes
and good cheer.
Anthony carried a box of Lucky
Charms, literally putting the Lucky Charms into the Lucky Charms
My lucky charm was my Go Green
finisher medal. I got it by walking 13.1 miles faster than at any
previous time this millennium.
There must have been many hundreds
of us, but nobody did a count to verify it. It was a cool, dry
evening, the first perfect bike party weather of the year. The
organized dance floor of the Orange Guerrila days was gone, but
lots of fun was had anyhow.
Theme participation wasn't that
broadly visible. I spent most of the evening enjoying time with