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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 In The Afternoon

Hi All, The sun was shining bright today. I wanted to capture some of the progress my Memorial garden is making. There’s still some old growth on the terrace but I keep the old morning glory vines for habitat for the wildlife. Mostly for nesting & a safe harbor during the day. I have the … 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

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Christmas Cactus and Geraniums are Blooming

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard

Fall Dry Air Is Here October 21, 2018

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

First Snow Fall 2018 and Changing Leaves

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

Fall Dark Rides and Greenhouse Adventures

Hi, My bike rides are before the sun comes up now but my lights and reflective gear keeps me safe. I watch for the bunnies and wildlife that are along the trail. They dart in and out of the light beam on my handlebars. Keep on believing in the possibilities. Here’s some pictures from last … Continue reading