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Saturday 22 April 2017. Through the Marathon to See Blue-Winged Teal

It was 45 degrees F under cloudy skies with an east-northeast wind this morning at 7:45 as I walked Shadow out of the garage. My goal was to bring a pair of binoculars to the sunken pond, (the purported historical … Continue reading

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Sunday 17 April 2016. East Washington with a Stop at the “Buffalo-Wallow” Pond

It was 52 degrees F this morning at 6:35, sky clear, an east breeze barely blowing. The air was fragrant with viburnum, late daffodils, and most recently that faint, not quite sweet but distinctive scent of the crab apples that … Continue reading

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Sunday 12 April (Day 12, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Delight and Discomfort Beyond the Barrier

The phone weather ap said it was 39 degrees F at 6:15 this morning, though it felt warmer. The sky with its half (the left half, that is, waning) moon was clear in places and filled with swaths of thin-ish … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30 April 2014. The 30th-Day Ride to Weaver

It was about 3:30 pm when I got on Rhododendron for the last ride for 30 Days of Biking 2014. It felt colder than the phone weather ap’s 48 degrees F, maybe because of the north-northwest wind. Was glad I … Continue reading

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