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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 15 April 2017. Spring Along South Race Street.

It was 62 degrees F at 7:25 this morning under partly cloudy skies as I aimed Shadow into the southerly breeze toward Meadowbrook Park. Had actually wanted to go north to see the Dutchman’s breeches at Brownfield woods but changed … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8 June 2016. Home from Crystal Lake Park via the Boneyard Riverwalk

At 6 this morning it was 53 degrees F, the sky clear. Rode to Crystal lake pool and saw a goose family. Apparently their recruitment still is strong, despite last year’s talk of goose management. Before getting to the pool … 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 18 May 2016. First Meadowbrook Spiderwort, Under Glaring Sun

It was 48 degrees F this morning at 5:50, with some good-sized clouds in the western sky but none to the east. So right away the sun came up brashly and made it hard to look at the landscape the … Continue reading

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Sunday 15 May 2016. Cold Morning in May

It was 39 degrees F (yes, according to the phone ap!) and partly cloudy this morning at about 6:30 am as Rhododendron and I headed toward South First Street. Had been expecting the cold and accordingly put on layers against … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 September 2015. Through Goldenrod to Yankee Ridge

It was 57 degrees F this morning at 6:22 as I headed south on Rhododendron.  Dreamed of a long ride but was ready to settle for a shorter one. It’s goldenrod season, and knew it would greet me no matter … Continue reading

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Sunday 13 September 2015. Great Blue Herons and Great Blue Lobelia 

Departed this morning at 6:35, when the sky was clear and the temperature was 45 degrees F. Believe it was the coldest morning so far this waning summer, and took care to dress appropriately: long pants, closed shoes, light long-sleeved … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 August 2015. West on Windsor 

It was 66 degrees F at 6:35 this morning and mostly clear.  Ah, so much is going on these days! Had a particularly great need for another long ride, as continuous as possible, so chose Windsor Road to the west.  … Continue reading

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Sunday 26 July 2015. West on Curtis Road till It Turns to Gravel

This morning at 5:15, as I was preparing for this today’s ride, noticed it was still quite dark. Shortly thereafter noticed light coming in and through the east windows, and it was faintly pink. Was sure I missed a gorgeous … Continue reading

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