Tuesday, June 29, 2010

These perfect evenings

There have been 10 of them since I rolled across the U.S./Canada border into the state of Montana. I haven't missed one yet.

Monday night "intervals" up Mount Sentinal. I wait for the temperature to drop below 90, and rush full-throttle into spectacular golden light.

Reach the peak just as the last sliver of sun slips below the horizon. Cool breeze and warm sky.

Tuesday after-work ride with the Dirt Girls. We squeeze a couple hours between thunderstorms on a little mountain amusingly called Mount Jumbo.

The fast Arizona visitor wants me to take her picture with the "Big Sky," so I have her take mine.

Life is pretty OK right now.

21 comments:

  1. That is some beautiful country, made for bicycling.

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  2. Anonymous4:59 AM

    Good for you Jill. Enjoy your new begining.

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  3. Awesome, Jill! I am jealous you have girls to ride with...I have almost none here in upstate NY. My bff lives in SLC whenever I visit she gets a group girl dirt ride together - it's amazing fun! Good to see you're enjoying Montana!

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  4. laura8:53 AM

    you sound pretty okay! your photos continue to be AMAZING!

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  5. Pretty cool......dare I say it-is that *sweat* on your forehead in one of those pics?

    I bet the temperature adjustment is something to get used to.

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  6. You sound happy again, and your pix are still amazing. Thanks for showing us your world!

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  7. If the tone of your posts are any indication, I think this was a very good move for you. Congrats on the new start.

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  8. Jill...That is some pretty cool stuff. Be wary of those bears:)

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  9. chtrich10:35 AM

    nice site re-do.

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  10. Love the site make-over! So very fitting! Have an amazing holiday weekend...and keep the rubber-side down! Happy Birthday America!!

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  11. dinglearm11:46 AM

    I love the new site.....

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  12. Nice face lift (& name change) on the site! I like it.

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  13. Beautiful pictures. It's sounds like your move was the right thing to do! It's great that you're so happy!
    :) liz

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  14. Like the new layout. I'm sure your time in Montana will be as enjoyable (for me at least) as was your time in Alaska

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  15. love the new look and jealous of your surroundings!

    Good luck with the new start!

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  16. Your Little Sister Sara8:20 PM

    Love the blog makeover...we can all use a new pair of shoes every once and awhile :) Name is perfect too. I hope you are loving Missoula...it's my turn to come visit you.

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  17. SeattleM+M8:20 PM

    I like the new name and new look. Look forward to checking in on your Montana adventures.

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  18. Oh Yeah. Jill's got a new *happy* place.

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  19. Nice work on the blog make over!

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