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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 27 May 2017. Out Yankee Ridge Road via Lush Meadowbrook

It was 64 degrees F at 6:20 under cloudy skies this morning as I got Rhododendron the road bike out for a long-awaited spin! The nice people at Neutral Cycle put the pedal crank back into is working position, replaced … Continue reading

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Sunday 21 May 2017. Spiderwort and Penstemon at Meadowbrook and the Curtis and Prospect Sunken Pond

It was 54 degrees F at about 6:15 am under cloudy skies, which seemed certain to produce rain, though the weather ap said no, as I rolled Shadow out of the garage. Wanted to see the spiderwort at Meadowbrook and … Continue reading

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Saturday 20 May 2017. Meadowbrook Before the Rain

It was 54 degrees F and cloudy at 7:00 this morning, with the wind from the east. Missed the sunrise, but it was not spectacular because of the low cloud cover. I’ve been slowed down by various things lately and … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 May 2017. Mother’s Day at Meadowbrook

This morning at 5:30(!) it was 61 degrees F under clear, calm skies as I rolled Shadow out to head to Meadowbrook Park. All around me was business green, interspersed with the orange-red of poppies, the purples, blues, yellows, and … Continue reading

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Friday 1 July 2016. Not Spectacular but Beautiful

This morning at 5:45 it was 68 degrees F, the leaves and pavements wet and the sky still in the process of clearing from the pre-dawn rain. The air was fresh and comfortable as I headed on Discovery II to … Continue reading

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Friday 24 June 2016. Taking in the New Summer Flowers

It was 64 degrees F and mostly clear at 5:30 this morning as I headed out on Discovery II. There was time for a quick spin to Meadowbrook Park to see today’s manifestation of the summer prairie bloom before morning … 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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Friday 17 June 2016. Gradual Awakening to the Summer Prairie

This morning at 5:20 it was 63 degrees F under clear skies. Rode south on Race Street toward Meadowbrook Park on Discovery II on a fair amount less than full power. The trouble with being an early riser (and why … Continue reading

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Saturday 11 June 2016. Embracing the Later Morning, with Sweat and Spit

It was 86 degrees F (whew!) under partly cloudy skies at 10:15 am, considerably later than my usual start of morning ride time. But this was the available slot, and I really wanted to see whether there would be queen-of-the-prairie … Continue reading

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