Monthly Archives: May 2012

30 May 2012. Rattlesnake Master

I wish I could do everything I need/ want to do between the hours of  4:30 and 10 AM.   After that, it’s all so much more difficult. Wanted to get in some other activities this morning so limited my velo … Continue reading

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29 May 2012. Two Beavers, Etc., after the Rain

This morning I rode by evidence of a storm through which I slept soundly last night: branches and debris on the ground, puddles in the street, cool, clean-smelling (yes, there still is the linden) air. Made a short all-Meadowbrook trip, … Continue reading

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28 May 2012. Memorial Day: Meadowbrook and First Street

It was a holiday and the streets were empty!  The air was getting ready to be uncomfortably hot, but this early in the morning was exactly perfect. Still the linden trees are loaded with flowers and the air on the … Continue reading

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27 May 2012. Haste and Leisure

Being that it’s Sunday and that there is little traffic even on larger roads, I would have liked to take a long ride out west and south, but it turned out that I didn’t have as much time as usual … Continue reading

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26 May 2012. Two-Bike Velo #3

My cycling friend texted me at 4:30 this morning to ask if I wanted to meet her for a ride–so she could get out while it was still cool and before she and her family left for their Memorial weekend … Continue reading

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25 May 2012. Do You Know the Way (sin Perros) to San Jose?

Today decided to take the velo du jour up a notch and do a planned trip to another town, beyond Champaign or Savoy.  On the last day of 30 Days of Biking (http://30daysofbiking.com), I went on Google Maps and got … Continue reading

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24 May 2012. Shifting Gears

This morning’s was another two-bike velo.  The camera stayed in its case.  This ride was about conversation.  My friend and I talked a lot about our kids as we looped through Meadowbrook Park and then east and south, and it … Continue reading

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23 May 2012. Blue and Yellow

Was more awake today than yesterday and the air was calm. Still there was a chill that drove my awareness toward the inside.  And taking the same route many times is beginning to reduce the novelty.  Made me think, “What … Continue reading

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22 May 2012. Waking Up; Big Birds on the Ground

Stayed up later than usual last night, baking for this and that event, and got off this morning to a wobbly start.  “So this is how  non-morning people feel in the morning,”  I thought.  Even thought the sky was again … Continue reading

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21 May 2012. Still a Lot of Spiderwort, and Another Turtle Encounter

The pool where I swim in the morning is closed for the next two weeks, so I’ll be able to take a longer morning bike ride.  Meadowbrook and then beyond…. It was actually a pretty low-key ride.  After days of … Continue reading

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