Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sunday 21 June 2015. Summer Solstice, with Clouds

This morning of the longest day of the year (and Fathers’ Day) it was 70 degrees F and, surprise, surprise, cloudy at 6:00. Wonder if I would have had better success at being up and, (this was the hard part) … Continue reading

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Friday 19 June 2015. Green Again, but with Dots of New Flower-Color

On this very grey, moist morning it was 70 degrees F at 5:30 with very light rain. The rain delays the early light (and obscures the sunrise, alas), but still I haven’t been out quite at the beginning. The only … Continue reading

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Monday 15 June 2015. To the Little Prairie on the Book Bindery and a Little Beyond

At 5:20 this morning it was 72 degrees F and cloudy but with big gaps in some of the clouds. Was glad the forecast had been revised and the storms that were predicted for this morning were delayed. The goal … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 June 2015. Inter-Urban: to the Center of the Universe (Philo) and Back

It was 73 degrees F at 5:35 am (still haven’t managed to be out at first light, alas, regardless, it was effectively early), the sky mostly cloudy, but with gaps. Yesterday’s ride to Tolono inspired me to do another inter-urban–if … Continue reading

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Saturday 13 June 2015. To Tolono with the Prairie Cycle Club

Velo du Jour broke new ground this morning as I, for the first time, joined the Prairie Cycle Club on their Saturday morning ride from Meafowbrook Park. Have wanted to do this for a long time but have hesitated; not … Continue reading

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Thursday 11 June 2015. Oriole and Baptisia

It was 70 degrees F this morning at 5:30, the sky spread with a thin layer of cloud. Went for a quick spin to Meadowbrook Park on Discovery II. Observed the abundant yellow and the few pink cabbage roses and … Continue reading

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Sunday 7 June 2015. Ten Miles Out on Curtis Road

This morning it was 65 degrees F under thinly cloudy skies (that is, the sun still was visible) and a fairly stiff, consistent breeze blew from the southeast. It was 5:40 by the time I got out the door. Can’t … Continue reading

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Friday 5 June 2015. Under the June Fog

This morning at 5:10 it was 66 degrees F, the sky with wide, thin streaks of clouds, many tinged with pink. My scheme to meet the sunrise every morning in June has not gone exactly according to plan. It’s harder … Continue reading

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