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2020 Memorial Terrace Garden Progression

Hi All – It’s a beautiful day in Minneapolis. The Memorial Terrace Garden is blooming and enjoying the rain and sun. The Peony has bloomed. It opens in the day and closes with the sunset. Here’s the highlights as of June 7th, 2020.

May 2020 Pictures Around Twin Cities, Minnesota

Hi All – I hope all is going well in your part of the world. Here in the Twin Cities we’ve been having beautiful Spring weather. I’ve put together some pictures of flowering trees and the new flowers newly planted in my Memorial Terrace Garden.

Spring 2020 Blooms and Leaves – Signs of Hope

I hope this post finds all reading to be healthy and happy. Keep on believing in the hope of Spring. Here’s some pictures from apartment court yard. The smell is as beautiful as the blossoms.

Late September & Beginning of Fall 2019

Car Show at Bachman’s on Saturday & Biking on Sunday Last Weekend in July, 2018

Hi All, Some rain storms with Tornados moving through Minnesota today, Sunday, July 27. Red Wing and Forest Lake hit the worst and some heavy rains in the metro area. More are coming until midnight – I turned on my weather warnings from Weather Channel app just in case. Saturday the weather was beautiful not … Continue reading

Bike Trail – Storm Damage Along the Minneapolis Diagonal Trail – July 21, 2019

Hi All, Sunny bike ride this morning – 70 F with 73% humidity. My overall average speed was 5.1 miles an hour and average heart rate 103 bpm. I covered 5.07 miles. Total time 59:23 minutes. I had fun and kept the meter running on my watches even during breaks this time. I thought my … Continue reading

Bike Trail Pictures – June 16, 2019

Hi All, I hope you’re enjoying your Father’s Day. My Dad died January 6, 2018 at 79 years old. He had lived a long life & after battling dementia for several years I know he’s in a better place. I’ve decided to just keep living the best life I can & not dwell on the … Continue reading

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 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

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

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