Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sunday 29 March 2015. All the Way to To Yankee Ridge

It was 28 degrees at 6:45 this morning, the sky mostly clear and a mostly steady (but not exactly warm) wind blowing from the south. Wore the long down coat, the slightly awkward mounting of Davy’s Grey notwithstanding. It was … Continue reading

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Saturday 28 March 2015. Way Back to Winter

Was amazed to discover at 6:15 this morning that it was 19 degrees F! How is this possible? The path to spring rarely is straightforward in central Illinois, but this was more of a regression than I expected. Nevertheless, did … Continue reading

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Sunday 22 March 2015. The Earth Begins to Awaken

It was 36 degrees F at about 7:10 this morning under mostly clear skies. Got in a brief but happily focused yoga practice, including seated poses that often get neglected and two helpful variations of Salamba Sirsasa (supported headstand). Did … Continue reading

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Saturday 21 March 2015. A Spin to Meadowbrook on a Loaner Bike

At 7:18 this morning it was 37 degrees F and clear except for some light fog close to the ground. Headed out toward Meadowbrook Park after yoga practice–preparation for this afternoon’s class. Today wanted not to forget to convey the … Continue reading

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Saturday 14 March 2015. Winter-Spring

This morning at 7:20 am it was 43 degrees F, the sky packed with contiguous clouds in shades of grey and a fairly stiff north wind blowing. Have been fighting a cold, and really did start to feel better during … Continue reading

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Sunday 8 March 2015. Spring Forward with Ice and Deer

At 6:50 this morning it was 27 degrees F and mostly clear, the sun just starting to assert itself on this day when it suddenly is an hour later than it was yesterday at this time. Spring forward! As I … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 March 2015. Snow-Grounded Again

This morning at 6:25 it was 23 degrees F and snowing. The tall piles on the railing of our mini-balcony suggested an accumulation of several inches, and that a bike ride this morning was not likely. So did not expect … Continue reading

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