Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard
Hi All, On to my next challenge for the dry air of Winter is coming and is here with 39% humidity outside. I ordered my personal humidifiers and will be trying to find a solution for traveling outside. I’m hoping a mask will help keep the moisture in but one thing is sure I have … Continue reading
October 14th, 2018 Hi From Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cold mornings this week. My warm weather gear has been working for my morning bike rides. My all weather tires arrived so I’ll put them on the bike for better traction soon. For now the better tread I put on for the back wheel is working well. Here’s … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
A summer full of Monarch Butterflies planting flowers that help pollinators is the secret and a team effort. Thanks to Twin Cities and surrounding area for being committed to helping butterflies and bees thrive once again.
Hi All,I enjoy Fort Snelling State Park walking paths. Today I went on the trail where the planes fly over – so close you could almost reach out and touch them.The airport commission restored the wetlands so its only fair that the aircraft are a big part of the Fort Snelling Hiking experience. The habitat … Continue reading