Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sunday 28 December 2014. Winter Trees and Water

It was 27 degrees F this morning at 7:25, the sky with plenty of clouds but at least not uniformly grey. Had a great, relatively lengthy yoga practice this morning, e.g., figuring out some good ways to observe the exact … Continue reading

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Saturday 27 December 2014. Post-Christmas Visit to Japan House Garden

This morning at 7:15 it was 46 degrees F and, yes, cloudy. Yoga practice today focused on introducing standing poses to older beginners in a fun, non-intimidating way. So again it would be a short ride. So it goes, any … Continue reading

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Thursday, 25 December 2014. Christmas Morning at Meadowbrook, with Deer and Lichens

At 7:45 this Christmas morning it was 37 degrees F and cloudy, surprise, surprise. No better place, at least under the circumstances, to experience Christmas morning–even a tiny slice of it–than Meadowbrook Park, by bike. On the way, the stand … Continue reading

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Sunday 21 December 2014. Down the Hill on the Shortest Day of the Year

It was 33 degrees F and the sky back to its almost-uniformly grey state at 7:30 this morning as I departed on Rhododendron from Carle Hospital, where I hope soon not to spend so much time. Remembered that today is … Continue reading

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Saturday 20 December 2014. Frosty, Fleeting Meadowbrook Ride

It was 25 degrees F at 7:30 this morning, with some pale blue sky between sheets of cloud, at least not the solid mass of grey that the sky has been for days on end, up until yesterday. Today’s velo … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 December 2014. Labyrinth Walk Before a Very Short Ride

At 8 this morning it was 45 degrees F (like yesterday at noon) and cloudy, also quite foggy. Would have been a great morning to ride to Meadowbrook, but just had time to get where I was going, i.e., home, … Continue reading

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Saturday 13 December 2014. Big, Fancy Engineering Buildings and Urban Mushrooms

It was 45 degrees F and cloudy at noon today when I had a chance to leave the hospital (fortunately close to home!) where my son, whose life recently had been in danger, but now was doing well, and run … Continue reading

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Sunday 30 November 2014. A Little to the South and West

It was an incredible 54 degrees F this morning at 7:20, the sky partly cloudy and a stiff (and today warm) breeze coming from the south. Funny that the “holiday” weather we were having has been replaced by more autumnal … Continue reading

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