Sunday, May 31, 2009

Canada geese


Sunny at 25 with light wind today. I drove Aspen to Mount Stewart and cycled towards Cardigan and the back to Mount Stewart, I was over three hours and logged 51 km. Near the 48 road geese were on the trail, I took photo while stopped and then took video while cycling, I should have walked up to them, that is why the video is rather poor.
8 km on EB this morning. Red Wings had a good game last night but tonight it will be Crosby.
video

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Strawberry blossoms




overcast with some sunny breaks in the low 20's, very light wind. 4 mm of rain last night.
this morning cycled 18 km around town and this evening cycled from Milton to Hunter River and back on trail for at total of 54 km. Photos, field of grain, dark clouds in Hunter River and a patch of wild strawberries blossoms in Milton. 7 km on EB.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Crab apple tree


Overcast again today at 15, very windy this afternoon. No cycling today, I was to town office this morning and did some gardening this afternoon. Photo is crab apple tree blossoms just starting to come out. 10 km on EB this morning

Thursday, May 28, 2009

48 Road





Overcast with sunny breaks at 15 and light wind. Donated plasma at noon time. this evening drove with Aspen to 48 Road and cycled from there to Montague and back to 48 Road.
Logged 48 km.
Photos are of a beaver pond and the methods used to try to keep the water flowing. Blossoms are on a apple tree on side of trail. 10 km on EB as well.

O'Leary



I am late posting for May 27 As it was late when I got home. Yesterday evening was overcast at 15
I drove to O'Leary and cycled with a group of six that arrived for a scheduled ride. I logged 7 km with the children and afterwords the other Officer & myself cycled to Bloomfield and back for another 20 km. 10 km on EB as well.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

May 26

Sunny at 14 with a cold wind out if the north. Cycled 14 km around town on Aspen. 10 km on EB this morning.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Trail ride



Sunny this morning at 16, Showers late afternoon, temp down to 8 when I finished the ride.
Rode 20 km on trail as Trail Officer (yellow jacket) Photo shows the group, photo with man in yellow jacket is a Trail Officer. 10 km on EB this morning

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Planting potatoes


Sunny first, then cloud and showers in evening, temp around 14.
Just cycled around town til shower started. Logged 20 km. 10 km on EB this morning.
Photo is equipment farmer uses for planting potatoes.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Emerald





Sunny with a high of 14, as I post this it is 9. Planted a row of beans and some flowers today.
Started cycling in North Wiltshire and cycled to Emerald and then back to North Wiltshire. About 3 hours and 50 km. 10 km on EB this morning. Photos are the park in Emerald and the fork in the trail and you have to decide if you want to go to Kinkora or Kensington.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Hunter River




Sunny at 20+ at noon, this evening down to 12 and when I return from cycling it was only 10.
I started in Milton and cycled to Hunter River on the Confederation Trail and then returned to Milton, 2 hours and 33 km. Photos at the Dr Kent Ellis Park in Hunter River. 10 km on EB.
Personally it has being a rough week as today the funeral was held for a neighbour and friend that I have known for 45 years.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Montague





Sunny and a temp of 24, strong south winds 30 gusting to 50. Cut the grass this morning.
This afternoon took Aspen to Montague and cycled the trail from Montague to Cardigan area and back. Logged 34 km. Photos, two are the docks in Montague river, one of trail leaving Montague along side the river and the fourth one is a view of Lower Montague across the river.
10 km on EB this morning.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Pine trees


Sunny at 15 today. Photo is of pine trees at Clyde road. No cycling on Aspen. 10 km on EB

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Tuesday

Rain in morning, sun this evening at 10. No cycling today. 10 km on EB.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Rain again



Rain in morning, stopped for awhile around noon, started again this evening. by noon we had 18 mm of rain. Temp high was 9. I cycled around town on Aspen for total of 26 km.
Photos are showing leaves coming out on poplar trees. 10 km on EB this morning.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Rain


Rain this afternoon at 13, strong winds as well. No cycling today. Photo is rain.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

New record for daily km's



Sunny at 18 with light wind. This morning I cycled to Charlottetown, then to York, back to Milton and then home. km logged 44. This even I cycled to Milton, then to Charlottetown and home by Queen street. Logged 30 km, total for the day 74 km.
Photos is the cycling group having rest at York.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Garden



Sunny at 20 with strong winds. Doing yard work today. About 7:30 I cycled to Milton , took the trail to Charlottetown and then came out Queen street and the TCH to home. logged 30 km.
Photos are of garden, one is onion sets ready to be covered and other is lettuce and radish that were planted on May 4. 10 km on EB today.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

York and beavers




Sunny at 20 with strong winds, as least 40 gusting to 55. I mowed the lawn and planted some of the garden. At 4:00 I took the bicycle to York and cycled to St Peters Lake. 35 km, I had lobster with friends and got a ride back to York so I didn't cycled back. Photos are Vessey's flowers in York, Stumps of trees that beaver fell, ( must had deep snow at the time) and a beaver in the pond. 10 km on EB this morning.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

North River



Sunny at 20 with light wind today. Cycled into Charlottetown this morning for a Trails meeting, logged 20 km. Photos are taken from the bridge at high tide. The one with guard rail is looking south the other is looking north. 10 km on EB this morning.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Grain field


Sunny at 15 with light wind today. I started cycling in Milton and cycled to Hunter River & back to Milton, later I cycled into Cornwall & back home, logged 45 km.
Photo is a field that was worked and seeded couple of weeks ago, grain is now up.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Confederation Trail



Cycled to the Charlottetown Mall, Took the trail to Colville road and back to Milton then the highway home. Logged 34 km. Showers this morning, sunny at 10 this afternoon with light wind.
One photo shows farmer spreading liquid manure and other is dandelions along trail.
10 km on EB this morning.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Rain, rain go away



rained 20 mm last night, rained most the day, temp now at 3 and windy, gusting to 70 km/h.
Photos taken in ball field, the one with the trees is the same location where a couple of months ago there was 2-3 meters of snow. The other is the water going across the infield.
No cycling today on EB or Aspen. Rest day.

Saturday, May 9, 2009




Sunny with a high of 20 and light winds. I started cycling in Brackley (BJ's trucks) and cycled to Scotchfort and then back to Brackley. I was two hours and 30 minutes and logged 43 KM.
Two of the photos taken in Scotchfort of flowers at side of trail, third photo taken in Brackley, there was a rabbit on the trail but it moved before I got the photo. 10 km on EB this morning.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Woods




Rain this morning at 10, cloudy this afternoon, I went cycling at 6:00 PM temp was 8. I cycled to Allen St in Charlottetown and then took the trail to Milton and came home on the Warren Grove road. Logged 30 km for the trip. Photos are wet area in woods, trail in woods by ball field, This one that I skied on, now it is a walking trail. Photo of bike (Aspen) is on the trail in the Sherwood area. 10 km on EB this morning.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Rhubarb patch



Overcast with mist at 8 this morning at 9:00 AM when I was cycling, cycled around town for an hour, logged 20 KM. Rain this afternoon at 10.
Photos are of the Rhubarb in garden, will not long before we will be able to enjoy this treat. Other photo is upper part of Hyde creek in Cornwall. Also I donated plasma today.
10 km on EB this morning.