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Sunday 18 June 2017. Dark Clouds but No Rain

It was 71 degrees F and cloudy with a 12-mph WSW wind at 6:25 pm as I took Rhododendron out toward south First Street. Rode south on Race Street, reasonably comfortable though feeling the somberness of the clouds. Did not … Continue reading

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Friday 7 April 2017. Colder and Windier Than Expected

This morning, the seventh of 30 Days of Biking, at 6:50, it was 35 degrees F under clear (at last!) skies. Was psyched to get back (at least closer) to a daily bike ride! Checked the wind speed and direction … Continue reading

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Sunday 12 March 2017. Spring Forward–Brrr!

It was 21 degrees F under a cloudless sky at 7:55 this morning on which, just a short time ago, we (the entire USA, except Indiana, as far as I know) had just purposely removed an hour from the day. … Continue reading

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Sunday 5 March 2017. Inexorable Spring

At 7:51 this morning it was about 38 degrees F under mostly clear skies. My rides seem to be getting shorter and shorter, but at least there was time to behold some splendid spring (so early!) blooms in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Saturday 25 February 2017. A Return of Winter

It was 27 degrees F at 7:30 this morning under cloudy skies, as I recall. Had the briefest of rides but did get out to record the bit of snow. (Yesterday it was in the 50s.) Noticed witch hazel in … Continue reading

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Saturday 28 January 2017. Hellebore Check at Japan House Garden

This morning at 7:20 it was 27 degrees F under, surprise, surprise, cloudy skies. Was pressed for time but felt an urgency to connect with “nature,” to be present with things that grow (even if now dormant) things outdoors, to … Continue reading

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Saturday 10 December 2916. The Edge of Japan Garden

This morning at 7:10 it was 27 degrees F under mostly cloudy skies. Set off on the bike For yet another short ride To Japan Garden. The once-lush Hostas Were frozen down to the ground, The surface level. Ice at … Continue reading

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Saturday 16 April 2016. Those Amazing Hellebores

It was a gorgeous 57 degrees F, the sky most clear this morning (as I recall) at 7:35, as I got on Discovery II for a quick ride to Japan House. This was after an especially satisfying practice to prepare … Continue reading

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Sunday 13 March 2016. Spring Forward into Fog

It was 57 degrees F at 6:45 (new time) this morning, with light rain and fog. The sun would not be up until 7:06, so was happy to be there for a good part of the event of the dawn. … Continue reading

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Saturday 12 March 2016. Increasing Color and Shape from the Ground

It was 48 degrees F and most cloudy this morning at 7:30 on a brief spin on Discovery II , after preparing to teach my afternoon yoga class . It was a relaxed preparation; I’m slowly learning what to have … Continue reading

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