Tag Archives: Busey Woods

Saturday 17 June 2017. Lots of New Flowers at Meadowbrook but No Visible Queen of the Prairie

It was 72 degrees under progressively more cloudy skies at 6:05 this morning as I pointed Rhododendron down the driveway, toward the street and Meadowbrook Park. First, looked at wild roses in my own back yard, which were attracting lots … Continue reading

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Sunday 25 October 2015. Kidnapped by Maples

It was 45 degrees F under a mostly blue sky  spread with  wispy clouds at 7:30 this morning, after a yoga practice where I focused a lot on how to explain rolling the leg muscles in and the arm muscles … Continue reading

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Sunday 4 October 2015. Early Fall to the East and North, with Sounds of Dogs and Guns

This morning at 6:50 it was 50 degrees F under cloudy skies.  Really wanted to ride, even with the limited time the flowers would be out. So headed east on Main Street toward High Cross Road, with the idea of … Continue reading

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Sunday 20 September 2015. A Few Sunny Miles Up North Lincoln 

7:05 a.m. it was already before I made it out the door to get on Rhododendron and ride in the 52 degrees F and clear sky.   Near the mystery (to me) pit was a small group of (oak, I believe) … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6 August 2014. Compass Plant, Prairie Clover, Big Bluestem at the Top of the Hill

This morning at 5:35 it was 66 degrees F and cloudy. It wa good to be back home safely after our family trip to Texas, good to so easily hop on Rhododendron and head to the pool without making any … Continue reading

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Thursday 1 May 2014. Cool Afternoon Ride around Busey Woods

It was another cloudy, cool afternoon, about 3:45 pm, when I took a break from my indoor activities to get in a ride to the wonderful hill route around the outside of Busey Woods. Now that 30 Days of Biking … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8 April 2014. The Most Fun Ride in Urbana

Going to have to think hard about this ride from last week… I believe it was chilly, with maybe a north wind. Anyway, the clouds over downtown Urbana were large and billowy. Headed to Crystal Lake Park/Busey Woods for some … Continue reading

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Friday 31 May 2013. Labyrinth and Busey Woods/Cemetary Hill in Late May

Didn’t make it out this morning until 5:45.¬† The temperature was about 70 degrees F, and it had just finished raining–the sky was still mostly cloudy.¬† So there was no dramatic sunrise. Did a fast loop of Crystal Lake Park … Continue reading

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