Tag Archives: Japan House garden

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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Sunday 30 April 2017. Big Wet Finish for 30 Days of Biking

It was 55 degrees F with steady rain falling as I donned rain gear and went forth for a ride. Getting the phone out to get a photo was not easy: it got wet pretty fast. But did manage a … Continue reading

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Sunday 2 April 2017. Cherry Blossoms Plus a Nice Ride

It was 43 degrees F under mostly cloudy skies at 6:45 this morning as I headed out on Rhododendron on this second day of 30 Days of Biking Noticed yesterday that the cherry blossoms at Japan House seemed to be … 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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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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Friday 29 July 2016. Japan House Cardinal Flowers

At 6:45 this morning it was 66 degrees F, with clear skies. Was short on time, but needed to connect with the morning. So rode on Discovery II to the pond at Japan House because I’d seen cardinal flowers there … 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 20 February 2016. Tracking the Helebores

7:22 am, 41 degrees F, the sky mostly gloriously clear.  Practiced yoga first. Prepped for class last night, now focused on my own practice, my own points of awareness, i.e., where I need to work. Which comes out in my … Continue reading

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