Wednesday 8 June 2016. Home from Crystal Lake Park via the Boneyard Riverwalk

At 6 this morning it was 53 degrees F, the sky clear.
Rode to Crystal lake pool and saw a goose family. Apparently their recruitment still is strong, despite last year’s talk of goose management.

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Before getting to the pool stopped to look at the bridge over the Saline Branch

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beneath which the fairly high water rushed.

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Then on the way back through the park liked how the morning sun came through the oaks.

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At Broadway south of University Avenue caught a nice view of the Boneyard Creek in public works project I’ve tended not to like much looking from Race Street.

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This was a much better place from which to see it, and it was fun to wind downhill along the creek and look into the water,

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though some parts were almost a little scary.

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Saw fish in the water,

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mallard ducks, and when I came to the last curve before going up to Race Street saw a great blue heron fly away.

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You might be able to see the wings of the heron in the upper right quadrant of the picture.

Glad I took the detour.

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About Velo du Jour

I am a 61 year old mom/wife, former biologist, and presently certified Iyengar yoga teacher, and I love, besides biking (and other things), nature, swimming, drawing, photography, yarn, exploring adoption themes, and putting people at ease. In April 2012, I participated in "30 Days of Biking "http://30daysofbiking.com/ on Twitter, sponsored by a group of "joyful cyclists" in Minneapolis during the month of April. I loved tweeting about each day's ride so much I didn't want to stop! "Velo du Jour" is a continuation of recording and sharing my rides post-30 Days of Biking.
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