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Bike Trail Pictures Weekend 2 June 8, 2019

Hi All, Lovely day for a bike ride in Minneapolis Minnesota. More ducklings hatched & a pair of wild turkey came to visit. Also, 3 buds on my peony bush this time. The ants are busy helping the blossoms open. Here’s some pictures from the day.

Bike Trail Pictures June 2, 2019

Hi All, My first bike ride of the Spring season was a little more than 4 miles in about 44 minutes. The tune up involved adjusting the front brake caliper, oiling the chain and derailer. I also pumped up the tires put on the front tire. All survived the winter in the back of my … Continue reading

Memorial Garden In The Morning Before Memorial Day

Hi All, I was able to get my morning glory seeds planted and took some aerial views of all the pots from the terrace with some pictures of the apartment complex landscaping. My garden is designed to be habitat for the wildlife that comes to visit this populated area. A safe place to nest for … Continue reading

Memorial Garden Terrace Pot Brings Forth 8 Mallard Hatchlings

Hi All, New life is coming from my Memorial Terrace Garden. Our rainy duck weather today in Minneapolis greeted 8 new Mallard ducklings. The mother duck chose well. A big pot on my terrace about 7 feet from the sidewalk with a morning glory trellis that limited the size of the bird that could access … 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

Fall is Coming in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hi, I found some leaves changing along the trail. Here’s a few highlights from my bike rides and walking trails. The sun has been hot here – 90 F for a high yesterday and sunny and humid. I’m hopeful the rain stops falling in North and South Carolina soon and I hope all get the … Continue reading

First Week of September, 2018 Trail Pictures

Hi, Sunlight is 9 hours 13 minutes for today, I track this with my Apple Watch and it confirms that soon we’ll be starting Fall.  Plants are quickly spreading their seeds so they find a spot for growing next Spring.  My Morning Glories are still blooming along with my sunflowers and wild grasses are forming … 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