We had a couple inches of snow in the last day and today felt as though, by rights, it should have been a lot more like spring, alas it is still acting more like winter. I decided to go for the ride anyway. I needed a reason to be outside.
Being my first challenging ride of any sort of the season, it was reassuringly straightforward. I enjoy the climb and know the hill well. I was glad to find that the wind I've encountered at the top was absent today, allowing me to relax for a few minutes before heading back down in a light rain.
I picked up a few groceries in town on my way back, came home and had a nice meal.