Between all of the student conferences, papers and exams, and all of the people who have decided that they absolutely must have a meeting about their pet projects, I have to remind myself that this is the "holiday season."
Indeed it is. Chanukkah celebrations have begun, and, of course, the Winter Equinox, Christmas, Boxing Day and Kwanzaa will soon be upon us. I want so much to do a ride for fun...
My current situation got me to thinking about a "cycling holiday." On the other side of the pond, that means taking a vacation on two wheels. But I was thinking of the phrase in the American way: a holiday (what the Brits and other Euros would call a "fete") that includes cycling.
Now here's a cycling holiday you won't see in America or Europe:
Actually, this photo was taken during Yom Kippur. Can you imagine anything like this along the West Side Highway or along I-95?