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Sunday 25 June 2017. North on High Cross to Ford Harris, with a Glimpse of Weaver’s Early Summer Bloom

At 6:12 this morning it was 56 degrees under clear skies as I pointed Rhododendron to the east and north to check out High Cross Road. Did not expect a Meadowbrook-like flower display, but on the way, Weaver Park was … Continue reading

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Sunday 26 June 2016. Homer Lake Road, with Dog

This morning at 5:55 it was 74 humid degrees, the sky mostly cloudy but with gaps in the clouds. After a lot of anxious indecision (why exactly?) decided to take Rhododendron eastward in the direction of Homer Lake. This meant … Continue reading

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Saturday 25 June 2016. Last Week Revisited: Update on Queen-of-the-Prairie

This morning at 10:20 (later, again) it was 84 degrees F after Yoga in the Park, in which I participated, and introduced myself to the instructor. I volunteered to teach and she said there still might be some open Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Monday 20 June 2016. First Morning of Summer, on the Edge of Weaver Park

At 5:35 this morning, this earliest morning, this first morning of summer, it was 72 degrees F and clear except for some thin clouds near where the sun was coming up. Did not quite make it to see the very … Continue reading

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Saturday 18 June 2016. This Year’s Queen of the Prairie

It was 62 degrees F under thinly cloudy skies this morning at 6:30. This morning’s mission was once again to seek and hopefully find queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra) at Meadowbrook Park. Tried not to chastise myself for doing laundry (it’s insidious!) … Continue reading

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Friday 26 June 2015. Crystal Lake and Meadowbrook Park with a Little Fog

It was 70 degrees F under a uniformly grey sky this morning at 5:30 as I took Discovery II for a ride before an early swim. There was a bit of an east wind.  Thought about going to Weaver Park … Continue reading

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