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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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Sunday 7 May 2017. No Fox

It was 41 degrees F under clear skies at 7:30 this morning as I finally got Shadow on the road. Headed north and east to see whether the fox would be in its customary place across Main Street from the … Continue reading

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Sunday 4 September 2016. Cardinal Flowers and Their Companions

It was 57 degrees F at 6:15, already light under a mostly clear sky this morning after I dropped off my friend Anne at the train station. Was grateful to have been required to be present outside at just this … Continue reading

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Friday 15 July 2016. Pink Flames of Culver Root, and More Royal Catchfly

This morning at 6:06 it was 66 degrees under mostly clear, calm skies when I headed out on Discovery II for Meadowbrook Park. Hadn’t made a whole “big loop” for a while and knew it was a different prairie from … Continue reading

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Sunday 10 July 2016. Weaver Beauties, and the Fork in High Cross Road

It was 61 degrees F, the sky clear, this morning at 6:15 as I wheeled Rhododendron out of the garage (and then back in briefly for some lubricant on the chain) and headed toward Main Street and High Cross Road. … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 August 2015. Dawn at Meadowbrook and Some Miles on First Street 

It was 68 or 70 degrees F (consecutive readings on the phone weather ap, and really thought I could feel both temperatures in the layers of air.  Really wanted some therapeutic miles this morning, but also knew Meadowbrook Park would … Continue reading

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Saturday 1 August 2015. Weaver Park and North High Cross Road. 

At 5:35 this morning it was, according to the phone weather ap, 61 degrees and clear, the just-past full moon getting close to the western horizon. But the air felt warmer than 61 and didn’t bring a jacket. Hoped I … Continue reading

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Saturday 27 June 2015. Catching Up at Weaver Park

It was 61 degrees F at 6:00 AM (still having trouble not fussing with this and that additional task before departure !?), the sky with plenty of irregular clouds, especially close to the horizon, but enough space to intermittently let … Continue reading

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Sunday 10 August 2014. Surprises to the South

This morning at 5:45 AM it was 68 degrees and cloudy, and according to the phone weather ap, there was a good chance it would be storming before I got back from my ride. Did prepare to the extent of … Continue reading

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Friday 7 June 2013. Penstemon/Spiderwort from the Soft Path and the Big Loop: Clouds and Colors of Early June

Started hearing birds at 4:10 this morning. By 4:30 the lead robins were going at it, chirping insistently, and of course the cardinals were not far behind. The temperature was 59 degrees F; the sky was cloudy. Set off a … Continue reading

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