Monthly Archives: September 2014

Monday 29 September 2014. Monday Morning Mushroom Report

It was 63 degrees F, or somewhere around there this morning at about 8:15. Made a special trip on my way to work this morning to see the massive mushroom appearance under the Race Street spruces. This is the third … Continue reading

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Sunday 28 September 2014. Mushrooms Part 2, and a Little More Fall Color

This morning at 7 (yoga first; think I’m starting to get the hang of practice before cycling) it was 54 degrees F. Not counting the few con trails, the sky was about perfectly clear. First destination this morning was, of … Continue reading

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Saturday 27 September 2014. Abundance: Mushrooms and Bottle Gentians

It was 57 degrees F this morning at 7:15, the sky with some wide but thin, scattered clouds. Again got a little pre-dawn yoga practice in. Felt a little sad to still be inside while a bit of fiery sunrise … Continue reading

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Sunday 21 September 2014. Bottle Gentians and the Beginning of Fall Color

At 5:00 this morning it was 70 degrees F; by 6:30 it was down to 61, the sky clear and the sun beginning to rise. Did not want to add another to the growing list of unfinished posts, but the … Continue reading

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Saturday 20 September 2014. Late Flowers from a Short Ride

It was 57 degrees F under mostly clear skies this morning at 7:20 after finishing yoga practice (and preparing to teach my afternoon class). The plan for these shortening days is to practice till it gets light and then go … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 September 2014. Dry Prairie Plants, No Bottle Gentians.

Today I had a slight gap in the afternoon schedule and headed for Meadowbrook Park at 3:00. It was 72 degrees F, the sky clear. Tried to limit my goal to finding bottle gentians near the soft path through the … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 September 2014. Dear Late Bloomers

Noticed the date of this trip–two huge towers disappeared thirteen years ago today; thousands (millions?!) of people have died from war and starvation since then, and life goes on…. Well, I confess that it’s actually a couple of weeks since … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 September 2014. Waning Summer

Did some yoga practice before this morning’s ride and didn’t get on the road till 7, when it still was only 44 degrees F. The sky was clear except for some eastern cloud remnants. The familiar route felt different right … Continue reading

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Sunday 7 September 2014. Nature Lovely, Wet, and Cold

It was 52 degrees F and mostly clear this morning at 6:45. My wonderful cycling jacket was just a little insufficient to keep me quite comfortable, but tried to think warm thoughts on the way to Meadowbrook Park. Peeked at … Continue reading

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Saturday 6 September 2014. Ending Cardinal Flowers, Beginning Bottle Gentians

It was 63 degrees F and cloudy this morning at 7:15, heading out on Rhododendron to Meadowbrook Park. Was beyond delighted to be able to squeeze a little ride into this busy day, especially after having stayed home a couple … Continue reading

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