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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.

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.

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

Calm After the Storm July 15, 2019

Summer Garden Pictures Closing Days of June, 2019

Hi All, I hope the beginning of the Summer Season is treating you well wherever you are in the Northern Hemisphere. Here in Minneapolis it has been a warm 2nd weekend of Summer. High humidity has brought us into the sub-tropics without even needing to take a trip. Some lightning and thunder so far this … 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 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

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