Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thursday 6 June 2013. No Photos: Meadowbrook and Yankee Ridge with a Friend

Left the phone/camera at home again and rode with a friend to Meadowbrook Park. The temperature was about 62 degrees F; the sky was partly cloudy. The Penstemon at Meadowbrook were like snow, not everywhere but widespread and thick in … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26 June 2013. Transition to the Summer Prairie

It was about 5:20 under wide but thin clouds as Rododendron and I hit the road this morning. Had stayed up late to finish one thing and another and was really tired, almost to the point of having to be … Continue reading

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Friday 21 June 2013. A Sunrise Ride and Walk on the Summer Solstice

Got out just about 5 this morning, not before, but it was ok. The temperature was 70 degrees F, with a few small clouds floating above the northeast horizon. Avoided the Race Street construction by veering to the east, but … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 June 2013. No Photos: Blazing Sunrise and a Smorgasbord of Smells

Today, the longest, or almost the longest, day of the year, was pretty sure I made it out of the house before 5! 4:55 counts! The overhead clouds were tinged with pink; the northeastern horizon was a blaze of hot … Continue reading

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Saturday 15 June 2013. Thick Clouds and More over Starbuck’s.

Took my time getting out this morning; it was 5:45 as I rolled out on Rhododendron. It was 66 degrees F and the grey clouds were thick and lumpy, preventing a view of the sun-disc. Hoped it wouldn’t rain; Rhododendron … Continue reading

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Friday 14 June 2013. Very Quick Visit to Meadowbrook:Lead Plant, No Deer.

On this clear, calm morning, it was 57 degrees at 5:02. Still haven’t made it out before 5, but getting closer! Well, I’m getting so behind in these posts, decided to take the shortest possible trip to Meadowbrook Park and … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 June 2013. Too Threatening

Almost got out before the stroke of 5, but then forgot something and then it was 5:04. 😦 The temperature was 72 degrees F, and there was a fairly stiff head wind as Rhododendron and I headed north. The sky … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11 June 2013. The Death of Possums and Other Images of a June Morning.

Been trying to get out of the house before 5 to really see the light come up, but still only managed 5:04 this morning, when it was 63 degrees F, under mostly clear, calm skies. Tomorrow, so the sign says, … Continue reading

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Sunday 9 June 2013. Good Clouds over New Purple Coneflowers.

Been trying to make it out of the house before 5, but so far this morning’s 5:04 is the closest I’ve come. The temperature was 64 degrees F, the sky filled with medium-sized clouds loosely jammed together. Today’s destination was … Continue reading

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Sunday 23 June 2013. Penstemon Passes the Torch, and a Quick Visit to Yankee Ridge

Darn; thought I’d already published this one…. Well, here it is: a little flashback. It was 68 degrees F and cloudy at 5:15 this morning as Rhododendron and I headed to Meadowbrook Park. The cloud shapes were interesting, but the … Continue reading

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