Monthly Archives: January 2013

Saturday 12 January 2013. Lots of Park Visitors and Amazing Alders on a Balmy January Morning

Was totally psyched to ride to Meadowbrook Park this morning. It was 48 degrees F (!), with yesterday’s rain still in evidence.  January, and already it’s ” mud luscious.”  Yes, the evidence of global warming is disturbing and requires what … Continue reading

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Sunday 6 January 2013. Crows, Ducks, Lead Plants, and More Cold

For this this morning’s ride, the temperature was a not exactly extreme, for winter, 30 degrees, the sky again like a sheet of grey parchment paper.  There was a westerly breeze, not hard, but it was another heat-subtracting factor. As … Continue reading

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Friday 4 January 2013. Ice and Chewed Alders

Happy New Year! Photos again! It was 12 degrees F this Friday morning, under a clear sky that held an about perfectly half moon just to the western side. Prepared carefully for today’s ride to Meadowbrook Park: layers, balaclava, toe … Continue reading

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Monday 31 December 2012. A Close Look at Aquatic Rodent Engineering

Wednesday 16 January 2013.  Still catching up, but this will be the last post about trips from which the pictures were lost. At 7am this morning, it was 30 degrees F, with a bit of a south breeze. The sky … Continue reading

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Friday 28 December 2012. Little Things, Like Winter Tadpoles. Still No Photos

Sunday 13 January 2013. Still catching up….  And still no photos. The temperature was a seemingly reasonable 30 F this Friday morning at 7:30 am, and the sky had the color and texture of white parchment paper.  The air was … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25 December 2012. Christmas Velo

Sunday 13 January 2013.  Still catching up.  No photos yet, but soon; here is why. Got out of the house about 6:45, eager to see the Christmas sunrise. The temperature was about 25 and the sky was cloudy.  Couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 December 2012. First Official Winter Ride

Saturday 12 January 2012. Still trying to catch up, and there are no photos in this posts, only a sketch. See this link for details. At 7am this morning the sky was clear and the sun just beginning to show. … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 December 2012. First Official Winter Ride

Saturday 12 January 2012.  Still trying to catch up, and there are no photos in this posts, only a sketch.  See this link for details. At 7am this morning the sky was clear and the sun just beginning to show.  … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 December 2012. Another Too-Brief Meadowbrook Visit

Saturday 12 January 2012.  Still catching up, including no photos (camera and SD card lost), just sketches…. Heard a “squirching” sound as I was happily starting to roll Discovery out of the garage and realized the back tire was flat. … Continue reading

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Sunday 9 December 2012. Short Trip in Grey Drizzle; No Photos

Wednesday 9 January 2013.  Note: Last week I lost my camera (in the woods ( :((!?!) and with it the SD card holding the photos that were supposed to go with these catch-up posts.  So, not wanting to do without … Continue reading

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