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Thing have lined up perfectly to keep the bike miles to a minimum. Not only that, but the walking miles and the time at the spahh has also suffered. Now that the time is available again to get back to some serious miles, the weather man says, "I'm afraid it's going to be like this for the next ten days or so". There is no need to repeat his forecast, but obviously there is no mention of the sun.
Commuting in ugly weather is really no big deal. Just dress for it and ride. However, joy rides for us retirees lose their luster in the windfograincloudycoldsonofabitch weather patterns. There is an event type ride on Sunday that has a chance of success, and maybe, just maybe, there will be something between now and then. If not, there will be other days to ride.