Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tuesday 23 April 2013. Shoots, Buds, and Flowers of Mid-Spring

30 Days of Biking Day 23. After a string of days with minimal rides was thrilled to make a midday trip to Meadowbrook Park. Seemed like it would rain any time, but there was only an occasional light sprinkle.  The … Continue reading

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Sunday 21 April 2013. April Frost.

30 Days of Biking Day 21. The sun already was almost out, the dawn chorus already starting to calm down as I took off on Blue at 6:00 this morning.  Exciting to anticipate this opening of time to ride with … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 April 2013. Some Fresh April Miles

30 Days of Biking II, Day 14. At 6 am today it was 45 degrees F, the wind light and variable. The pavement was wet, but the sky was mostly clear.  Made me think of the word “fresh.” The dawn … Continue reading

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Monday 8 April 2013. Warm Wind and More Riding

30 Days of Biking II, Day 8. Got back today from a wonderful (but bikeless, really, alas) trip to Wisconsin, where there still was snow on the ground.  Was greeted in Urbana, in contrast, by a temperature of 66 degrees … Continue reading

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Sunday 31 March 2013. Life Stirs!

It was 45 degrees F at 6:20 on this cloudy Easter Sunday morning, and even before I opened the front door, could hear the insistent, almost frantic, robin solo leading the dawn chorus. A lot has happened since last week’s … Continue reading

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