I jumped on the bike. I rode much slower than normal. I took my time riding towards Lisse, the home of my former job location, the Keukenhof.
From April until late October I can be sure to find a roadside stand along most of my bike routes. Most capture my attention to the point that I stop, look, and then fish through my pockets or purse for money. Usually I head home with more in my bike bags than when I started the ride.
It was a perfect morning for a loop bike ride.
The arrival of the blue envelope in our postal slot at the house is just the reminder that the filing season is going to start.