OK, for me every year we have the forth of July and that is "The Hump". Midyear, it's all downhill from here type of feeling. I always look at it as "what have I done and do I want to do the rest of the year" type deal. Not sure why I feel this way but I do.
I have always felt like it has something to do with my birthday being in June. It's like I know every 6 months I get a present! Although the older I get the more I don't really care about the presents. I just remember being a kid and I always felt like I had the best time of the year for a birthday. It was perfect timing right in the middle of the year! Thanks mom!
Plus it was summer time and again the forth marks halfway through summer. I knew we had school coming and I better make the best of what we had left. Now I don't have school but I still get the same feeling. Plus every year for the last few years I knew I had my fall mountain bike trip coming and I always tried to step it up a little. I like being in great shape as to enjoy the ride.
I never wanted to show up and have anybody waiting on me. Although after last years trip and the total change toward more drinking than riding I doubt I'll make the trip with them this year. So that kinda opens up the fall for other endeavors.
Now I need to make plans!!!!!!