Monthly Archives: June 2012

Friday 29 May 2012. The Elusive Royal Catchfly, and Other Prairie Flowers

Rode Discovery this morning; the back tire is good as new after a minor adjustment. This was, hands down, the very hottest morning of the year so far. Didn’t get a numeric reading, but it just felt hot, which it … Continue reading

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Thursday 28 June 2012. Main Street and Highcross Road Revisited

Today’s post will be brief.  It’s a good exercise to keep it short. So, this morning went back east on Main Street and then north on to Highcross The air was warmer and more humid, but still not too bad. … Continue reading

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27 June 2012. To Weaver Park: the Mini-Meadowbrook

Rode Blue (still need to work on Discovery’s back tire) on this slightly chilly (long sleeves good), very clear morning that is supposed to turn into a very hot (upper 90’s) day. Decided, after days of considering it, to make … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26 June 2012. Obstacles, Doubts, and Delights

This morning had a hard time getting out of the house and was visited by thoughts of, “How much longer do I want to keep doing this blog?  Is it still fun?  Who cares if I do this?  Am I … Continue reading

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Monday 25 June 2012. No Camera, on Purpose

Today I left the camera at home.  It would be a short ride, and also  just wanted to observe and enjoy without worrying about good enough light, composition, etc.  It’s funny though, because I really think that stopping, photographing, and … Continue reading

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Sunday 24 June 2012. Crepuscular Animals and Surprising Plants.

After wanting for a while but not succeeding in getting on the road at the very first light of morning, I did it today. Of course  it wasn’t because of my resolve and determination but because I realized at 3:30 … Continue reading

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Saturday 23 June 2012. Total Success, Including Royal Catchfly

When I opened the door to go out this morning, the sky, in its first light, was an arresting pink.  Not possible to capture in a photograph, unfortunately.  Did get an ok shot of its next stage, right before it … Continue reading

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Friday 22 June 2012. Limited Memory, and Smells

This morning, after too much neglect, decided to make sure Discovery’s tires were fully inflated and the chain lubed. What a difference it made, I’m embarrassed to say.  My knees aren’t so bad after all!  I aspire but guess I … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 June 2012. Mid-Day Velo

I purposely did not start today with a bike ride.  What I needed this morning was a good, focused yoga practice.  There would be biking to the day’s activities, but decided that a “real” trip might not happen.  Maybe I’d … Continue reading

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Wednesday 20 June 2012. To the Heart of St. Joe

Decided on my way home from vacation that I wanted to do more longer trips.  But so far it’s been easy to talk myself out of them; mostly it’s uncertainty about dogs.  So today I decided to face my fears … Continue reading

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