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Saturday 3 June 2017. Greeting the Early Sun and Catching the Abundance of Spiderwort and Penstemon

It was 67 degrees F under mostly clear, mostly calm skies at 5:17 this morning as I wheeled Rhododendron down the driveway and toward South Race Street. Was determined to be present to receive the gift of additional daylight and … Continue reading

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Saturday 27 May 2017. Out Yankee Ridge Road via Lush Meadowbrook

It was 64 degrees F at 6:20 under cloudy skies this morning as I got Rhododendron the road bike out for a long-awaited spin! The nice people at Neutral Cycle put the pedal crank back into is working position, replaced … Continue reading

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Friday 3 June 2016. A Good Look at the Old Iris Patch

It was 59 degrees F at 5:20 this (yet another!) beautiful morning. Rode Discovery II to Meadowbrook Park, today via Vine Street. The early morning sky was decorated with pink clouds. Was happy to have been there for it! Rode … Continue reading

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Sunday 30 May 2016. Ten Miles Out West Windsor Road

This morning at 6:10 it was 63 degrees F under mostly cloudy but clearing skies. Didn’t have much of a plan, because, frankly, I’m getting behind in my blog posts! But it was a a holiday and the weather was … Continue reading

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Thursday 26 May 2016. Weaver Pond

At 5:45 this morning it was 66 degrees F under thinly cloudy skies. Absentmindedly took Discovery II (hybrid bike) rather than Rhododendron (road bike) so decided to go for a quick trip rather than a long ride and just check … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25 May 2016. The Beginning of the Flower Explosion

This morning, beautiful morning, at 5:30 it was 64 degrees F and mostly clear but with some long, light clouds. Took Discovery II and headed to Meadowbrook Park because I knew it was time for some long-anticipated beloved flowers to … 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 28 May 2015. First Penstemon, and Small Critters at the Creek

This morning at 9:00 it was an optimal 68 degrees F under mostly sunny skies. Had a gap in my schedule and so used the time to ride on Discovery II to Meadowbrook Park. Wanted to see the first Penstemon … Continue reading

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Sunday 24 May 2015. Canine Encounters in the Way to Homer Lake.

At 5:20 this morning it was 63 (though felt warmer) degrees F and cloudy. The phone weather ap promised no rain till 1 pm so was fearless about that, anyway. Today’s destination on Discovery II (had not yet repaired the … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 May 2015. Pushing the Limits of Comfort to Greet the Spiderwort

At 6:30 this morning it was 45 degrees under cloudy skies. Don’t know if it was the virus I’ve been fighting, but even with a fleece jacket felt quite chilly. Was glad to have sleeves long enough cover my hands, … Continue reading

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