Monthly Archives: July 2015

Saturday 25 July 2015. Royal Catchfly at Meadowbrook and South First Street

On this basically sunny (though not without a thin haze of cloud) morning at 6:10 it was 66 degrees F, which felt just about perfect for cycling.  This morning’s goal on Rhododendron  was Meadowbrook Park to check on the royal … Continue reading

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Sunday 19 June 2015. A Homer Lake Birthday Ride!

This morning’s ride got underway at about 6:35, under cloudy skies and at a temperature of 70-some degrees.  The phone weather ap said it wouldn’t rain until 10 or so, but already there were raindrops beginning to fall.    This … Continue reading

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Saturday 18 July 2015. Compass Plants at the Barnhart Prairie Restoration

It was 75 degrees F this morning at 6:00. The sky had been tinged with pink closer to sunrise, but now it was more of a neutral gold in the east, where there were thin clouds.  Had put a new … Continue reading

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Friday 17 July 2015. Royal Catchfly Returns to the Freyfogel Overlook!

This morning at 5:35, just as the sun was rising, it was 72 degrees F, the sky mostly clear but for some wisps of clouds near the horizon.  Was determined to have a loop around Meadowbrook Park as well as … Continue reading

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Sunday 12 July 2015. West on Curtis, Featuring the Sunken Pond

On this atypical cloudy 72 degrees F Sunday morning did not get out to ride until 7:42, for crying out loud, because I stayed up quite past my normal bedtime. Well, it may have been worth it: the mess in … Continue reading

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Saturday 11 July 2015. Back to the Heart of the Prairie

Got out on Rhododendron this morning a little after 6: yesterday’s early departure was not repeated, alas.  The temperature was 61 degrees F and the sky held plenty of clouds, but the sun made its presence known by the appearance … Continue reading

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Friday 10 July 2010.  The Prairie Bloom in a Wet Mid-July. 

Was happy this morning to get out at 5:10 (finally!), when it was 62 degrees F, and, surprise, surprise, cloudy.   Sunshine or no, a lot of robins were tweeting enthusiastically.  Still, it was an effort setting out, and the … Continue reading

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Sunday 5 July 2015. North High Cross Road with Fog

This morning at 5:30 it was 61 degrees F and clear, according to the phone weather ap, though the sky from inside the house looked rather grey.  Headed out on Rhododendron for High Cross Road via Main Street to the … Continue reading

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Saturday 27 June 2015. Catching Up at Weaver Park

It was 61 degrees F at 6:00 AM (still having trouble not fussing with this and that additional task before departure !?), the sky with plenty of irregular clouds, especially close to the horizon, but enough space to intermittently let … Continue reading

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Friday 3 July 2015. Quick View of the Prairie’s Crescendo of Bloom

It was 63 degrees F at 5:20 this morning and cloudy, though the sun was intermittently visible.  Had a number of items on the morning do-list but felt a need to go observe the prairie flowers that were just coming … Continue reading

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