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June 28th, 2020 Ducklings Leaving the Nest

Happy Sunday, All. The Ducklings 🐥 are out of their nest safe with mother Mallard 🦆 in and around the Autumn Woods pond in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I was able to get a video of a few ducklings as they leapt from the terrace to the ground below.

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.

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 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 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

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

Hi, Here’s my memorial garden highlights as we enter summer time. Its been hectic at work but I enjoy the peaceful moments out in the garden and enjoying the mallard ducks that choose to nest here. Some of the flowers are from shared areas at Autumn Woods – always something fun to see on quiet … Continue reading

Thanks for All the Follows and Increased Clicks on my Blog

May you all be looking forward to a beautiful winter wherever you are. The sun sets sooner in Minneapolis Minnesota this time of year but I still find some beauty in night sky.

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