Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sunday 22 May 2016. Spring Farmland, Punctuated with Flowers

It was 53 (or so) degrees F this morning at 6:30, the air pretty much calm and the sky cloudless. It was time to take Rhododendron out for some smooth distance. Nice as it was to be able to see … Continue reading

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Saturday 21 May 2016. East Curtis Road Under Clouds

It was 54 degrees F at 6:30 this morning under an overcast sky. After some internal debate decided to take Discovery II to East Curtis Road, where I haven’t been for a while. Chose the hybrid bike to be able … Continue reading

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Friday 20 May 2016. Catching the Early Sunrise

It was 53 degrees F at 5:17 this morning as I headed toward Meadowbrook Park on Discovery II. Decided it was worth going a little more slowly to be able to sit up and get a better view of the … Continue reading

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Thursday 18 May 2016. First Meadowbrook Spiderwort, Under Glaring Sun

It was 48 degrees F this morning at 5:50, with some good-sized clouds in the western sky but none to the east. So right away the sun came up brashly and made it hard to look at the landscape the … Continue reading

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Sunday 15 May 2016. Cold Morning in May

It was 39 degrees F (yes, according to the phone ap!) and partly cloudy this morning at about 6:30 am as Rhododendron and I headed toward South First Street. Had been expecting the cold and accordingly put on layers against … Continue reading

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Friday 13 May 2016. Lots of Friendly Deer but No Iris and No Shooting Star

This morning I made it out the door by 5:30 am, before the reported time of sunrise! It was a good start for witnessing the season of light! (Now to continue the “trend!”) Did stop for lupines And for the … Continue reading

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Thursday 12 May 2016. On the Way to and from the Edge of Trelease and of Brownfield Woods and in Between

At about 6 this morning it was 62 degrees F and mostly cloudy. Set off on Rhododendron for east Washington Street. Noticed that the tree leaves, increasingly of “business green” were closing into a canopy over stretches of Washington. Thought … Continue reading

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Monday 9 May 2016. Post-Cherry Blossom Japan House Garden

Took a quick pre-swim ride to the Japan House garden this morning at 6:30, when it was cloudy and the streets were wet, though it was not raining at the time. The temperature was 53 degrees F, I think. Stopped … Continue reading

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Sunday 8 May 2016. A Dangerous Ride in the Rain

This morning at about 7 (not exactly the crack of dawn!) it was 52 degrees F and raining, though not heavily enough to keep the robins, cardinals, and my dear white-throated sparrows from singing, at least not at first. Got … Continue reading

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Friday 6 May 2016. Sunrise on Green Meadowbrook

It was 45 degrees F at 5:45 this morning, the sky clear, at least on the horizon. Rode south to Meadowbrook Park, not especially focused, then saw a group of large deer on the mown grass among the ornamental trees … Continue reading

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