It’s Easter Sunday and April Fool’s Day and it’s 35F degrees at about 3:00pm. Time for a bike ride.
Today I will take a 10-mile ride to get to a place about 2 blocks from home. I hope the place is open. The grocery store is closed today (Easter); it’s usually open from 9 to 5 on Sundays. Both Main Street bars are closed; at least one of these is open on Sunday after noon. The coffee shop (The Homestead) is closed; they are never open on Sunday. I don’t think any of the stores on Main Street are open on any Sunday.
My belt broke on Saturday. It was a cheap belt and I was surprised it last as long as it did. So, I need a replacement before going to work Monday morning. Yeah, I could drive to Wal-Mart in Sioux Falls or in Mitchell, but it’s the CLC season. I want to see if I can find a replacement in a small town in South Dakota on an Easter Sunday. So, after a 10-mile ride outside of town, I find myself here:
Here’s the view to the north, from the spot I took the picture above:
And, my contribution to the local economy: