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Happy Mother’s Day All Especially those in Heaven

Hi, I remember my Mom & Grandmothers along with other loved ones with my Memorial Terrace Garden. There’s always hope in Spring and gardening helps me remember to always look for signs of new life. Here’s pictures of my 2019 pot plantings with some grass seed too for the patching in the shade. I put … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Christmas Cactus and Geraniums are Blooming

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard

Fall Dark Rides and Greenhouse Adventures

Hi, My bike rides are before the sun comes up now but my lights and reflective gear keeps me safe. I watch for the bunnies and wildlife that are along the trail. They dart in and out of the light beam on my handlebars. Keep on believing in the possibilities. Here’s some pictures from last … Continue reading

1st Week of Fall Trail Pictures

Hi All, The dry air is coming with the cooler temperatures in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I repaired my first rear bike tire derailed and all and managed it in little over an hour. It was a good feeling to have my warm weather gear working at 37 F so hoping with more layers it will work … Continue reading

Garden and Neighborhood Pictures Fall is Here

Hi All, Fall is with us now. The sky is what I call a September blue today – very rich and deep in the morning. I’m getting ready for heating season – changing the furnace filter and vacuuming in all the corners. I got some herbs that deter mice from seeking my apartment as a … Continue reading

Memorial Garden New Blossoms for Aretha Franklin and Senator McCain

Hi All, In the sadness of loss there’s always signs of new beginnings when we look for it. I think the common treasures of Aretha and John is one of service and activism. We must never give up – voting matters, love of country matters and love of nature matters. My hope that all that … Continue reading

Pictures from the Trail and Garden

Hi All, My flowers are blooming for my Sun Flowers and Morning Glories and my begonias are holding their own. I hope you all are having success with your gardens. I enjoy the planting, watering and watching how the birds, bees and butterflies enjoy visiting and finding some food too. Keep on believing in the … Continue reading

Walk Pictures from Last Week Starting on August 5th

Garden and Trail Pictures from Beginning of August, 2018

Hi All, The Chainbreaker fight against childhood cancer bike ride is scheduled for August 11th. I’m signed up for the 25 mile ride. All proceeds go to finding a cure for childhood cancer and to Masonic Children’s Hospital located in Minneapolis MN. If you’d like to help out here’s my website where you can contribute … Continue reading

First Morning Glories of 2018 and Other Sites in Minneapolis, MN