Monthly Archives: August 2016

Thursday 25 August 2016. Gentian Debut, Royal Catchfly Farewell

This morning at 7:37 it was 70 very comfortable degrees F under a blue sky. Headed south on Race Street to Meadowbrook Park on Rhododendron, feeling ever so slightly impatient and thinking about what I wanted to and had to … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 August 2016. Velo Omaha

It was about 68 degrees this morning at about 6:30 as I looked out from my hotel room window. Saw the orange light starting to show over the Missouri River in Omaha, Nebraska, where my nephew had gotten married (with … Continue reading

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Tuesday 9 August 2016. Red Flowers for Ray

This morning at 7:15 it was 68 degrees F, the sky with clouds very similar to way they were around the same time yesterday. What are the chances of that? Headed to Meadowbrook Park with the goal of spending a … Continue reading

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Sunday 21 August 2016. Flowerless Cup Plants and On to Tolono

This morning at 7 it was 61 degrees F and drop-dead beautifully clear. The air was much drier than it’s been for a while and just smelled delicious for the absence of distinctive odors. It was an excellent launch on … Continue reading

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Friday 5 August 2016. Not One but Two Meadowbrook Cardinal Flower Places!

Actually made it out a little before (5:35) the sunrise this morning, when it was 70 degrees F, the sky party cloudy, though the phone ap claimed, erroneously in my exact location, that it was raining (?). Rode to Meadowbrook … Continue reading

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Tuesday 2 August 2016. Lingering with the Tall Coreopsis and Wandering Eastward on Curtis Road

Though I glimpsed the pink sky from inside the house early this morning, a list of things (like headstand, which I never used to leave the house without doing and am returning to that practice) kept me from bringing out … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17 August 2016. Glimpse of Summer Fog

It was 70 degrees F and cloudy at 7:07 this morning, with a bit of distant fog. Am behind in my posts and had intended to make yoga practice and not a bike ride the first item on the morning’s … Continue reading

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Friday 29 July 2016. Japan House Cardinal Flowers

At 6:45 this morning it was 66 degrees F, with clear skies. Was short on time, but needed to connect with the morning. So rode on Discovery II to the pond at Japan House because I’d seen cardinal flowers there … Continue reading

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Thursday 28 July 2016. No Cardinal Flowers, No Royal Catchfly at Meadowbrook Today

This morning at 6:20 it was 70 humid degrees F, the skies harboring bunching clouds, the barometric pressure low. Seeing the cardinal flowers blooming in front of my house made me want to seek out the ones I hoped would … Continue reading

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