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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

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

Spring Has Arrived In Minneapolis MN

Hi All, Here’s some of my favorite Spring flowers and wildlife pictures from my inside garden and outside walks. Enjoy

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