Monthly Archives: December 2016

Saturday 10 December 2916. The Edge of Japan Garden

This morning at 7:10 it was 27 degrees F under mostly cloudy skies. Set off on the bike For yet another short ride To Japan Garden. The once-lush Hostas Were frozen down to the ground, The surface level. Ice at … Continue reading

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Sunday 18 December 2016 A Short Ride after the Ice Storm

It was 6 degrees F this morning at 8 under clear skies and with an occasional gust from the west or north. Mostly ill-advised, But to show it could be done, Brought out my road bike. Ice still was coating … Continue reading

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Sunday 11 December 2016. First Snowy Ride of the Season

31 degrees F at 7:15 am Eager to ride in just enough snow. Not out as much lately as I’d like. But even the briefest contact with the outside, with nature, fills me with an energy not available from any … Continue reading

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Saturday 26 November 2016. The First Starkness of November

It was 36 degrees F at 8:25 this morning under clearing skies as, after what seemed like so long, departed for Meadowbrook Park. Stopped for the mushrooms, No fresh ones after the freeze, Only dry remains. A little way down … Continue reading

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Sunday 27 November 2016. Sunday, Through Late Autumn Fog to Phinney Branch

It was 34 degrees F at 6:45 this morning under cloudy, foggy skies. Had some reluctance About riding in the cold But rode anyway. Fog lay on the ground It made the morning quiet And mysterious. Thought about which ride … Continue reading

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