Tuesday, March 30, 2010

South Carolina #3

Sunny at 70F today, we had rain both Sunday and Monday. I was cycling at noon for 15 km and at 4:30 was out again for 30 km. I hope to be cycling tomorrow. On Thursday I start the drive back tp PEI.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

South Carolina # 2

Yesterday it was sunny at 70F. I was out cycling for 75 minutes and logged 24 km.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

South Carolina

Sunny at 67 yesterday, I was cycling for 30 minutes, forecast for today is mid 70's. Looking forward to some more cycling.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Old railway station

Old railway station on Water street, Charlottetown

A newer apartment building just up the street from the station.
Sunny with a low of -4 and a high of 8. I cycled into Charlottetown and then to Cornwall, I now have logged 400 km on the new bike. I attended a town meeting this evening.
Over the next couple of weeks I will not be posting every day. I leave in the morning for South Carolina. When I get a chance I will post some text but I don't expect any photos.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Point

A view of York Point taken from Victoria Park.
Cloudy in the morning, sunny in the afternoon, low temp was -3 and a high of 8.
After lunch I cycled in to Charlottetown logging 25 km by the time I got home. Attended a meeting at the town office late afternoon and this evening I went to cards in Warren Grove.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Birds in oak tree

This flock of birds were in the oak tree this morning, I have no idea what they are.
video
You should be able to hear them on the video.
Sunny again with a low of -6 and a high of 5. After lunch I cycled around Cornwall logging 23 km. Watching some tv this evening.

North River

View of the North River from the bridge looking north (up river)

It is almost totally free of ice
As it was late when the curling was over, so this is Sunday's post.
After church I cycled into Charlottetown and back logging 19 km. After lunch we drove to Montague to visit a brother in law and his wife. In the evening I watched the final curling game, it went to the extra end but Koe (Alberta) won by drawing to the button with his last rock.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

No wind

Photo taken from Southgate Dr. of the steam from the energy from waste plant.

For the steam to be going straight up, means no wind.
Sunny day with a low of -9 and a high of 6. I was out cycling around Cornwall this afternoon and logged 27 km. Watched curling at noon, a good game. Watched again this evening, the game was a blowout, not good.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Boardwalk

Lots of people enjoying the boardwalk by Victoria Park.

Front of Founders Hall on Prince street.

Sunny with a low temp of -8 and a high of 5. 10 km on EB. I was to the town office in morning. After lunch I cycled into Charlottetown and back home logging 25 km. This evening I attended a birthday party in Hampshire and then watched the curling from Halifax. Ont. won.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Ice free river

Looking south from the bridge towards the Charlottetown harbour. No ice to be seen.

It is rare to see the river so calm that you see the clouds reflected on the water.
Sunny with light wind, low temp was -7 and the high was 6. 10 km on EB.
I donated plasma this morning, after lunch I cycled to Charlottetown and back logging 25 km.
I attended a town meeting at 4:30 and this evening I am watching curling.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Flowers

Not sure which flower this is, maybe a snow drop?

Not many left, there needs to more planted.

Mostly sunny with a low 0f -5 and a high of 6. 10 km on EB this morning.
After lunch I cycled around town logging 24 km. This evening I attended a meeting for the retired firefighters.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Victoria Park

The snow soon will gone along the parkway in Victoria park.

mostly sunny With a low temp of -5 and a high of 5. 10 km on EB.
I curling a game in Cornwall this evening, I expect it will be my last game for the season.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Water wheel

Wheel from a saw mill that used to operate in the village

It is located in Hunter River and I think that it is of the under shoot design.
Cloudy with sunny breaks with a high temp of 7. 15 km on EB.
In the morning I visited a neighbor and after lunch I cycled into Charlottetown and back logging 25 km. Spend the rest of the day watching curling.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Signs of spring

The glads are up and getting ready to bloom.

A view of the Charlottetown waterfront as seen from Victoria park.

Charlottetown harbour as seen from Victoria park, note no sign of ice in the harbour.
Sunny with light wind, low temp was -4 but the high was 5. 15 km on EB this morning. I went to the Central Queens church this morning, some one was celebrating a birthday. This afternoon I cycled into Charlottetown and around Victoria park and then out the Mount Edward road and then home logging 25 km. Lots of people out walking on the boardwalk and a few on the sidewalks in town in shorts. I watched curling this afternoon and plan on watching tonight's draw.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Blue sky

Snow shoe tracks along the edge of the field.

My ski track from yesterday, take note of the clear sky, not a cloud.

More snowshoe tracks in the ballfield woods.

Sunny but windy til mid afternoon. Low temp -3 and the high was 3. 10 km on EB.
I had breakfast with some retired firefighters this morning. After lunch I went cycling around town logging 18 km. I then was on the skis for a hour. This evening I went to Hampshire to play cards.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Chicks

This chick is three days old.

They seemed to like to climb the pile of shavings in the corner.

Windy with light snow in morning, sunny breaks in afternoon, low temp was -4 and the high0.5.
This morning I visited a neighbor who just got some chickens. After lunch I went out on the skis for a hour. At 3:00 PM I went to Stratford for the 55 plus games banquet and had a roast turkey meal. This evening I spend some time looking at tax forms, it can make my head spin trying to understand them.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Stormy day

Light snow and drifting snow, much more in the evening. Low temp -2 and the high 2.
10 km on EB this morning. slow day for exercising, no cycling or skiing.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Tracks in snow

About 4:00 I went out on the skis, no other tracks other than animal tracks, not sure which one it would be.
More tracks near the stream.

Last week this was frozen over and I would cross on the ice, today I took the skis off and crossed on the snow covered log and didn't fall off the log.
Overcast with light snow at times, low temp -2 and the high 2. 10 km on EB.
I curled two games this morning in the 55 plus games, our team was on a roll and won all four games that we played. It was a mixed team and I was in the second position. This evening I attended the annual Official Board meeting at the church.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Curling

Overcast with light rain, freezing drizzle this evening and windy. Low temp was -2 and the high 1.5. 10 km on EB. This morning I curled in two games at the Charlottetown Curling Club, this was with the PEI 55 Plus games being hosted by Stratford. This afternoon I attended a wake and this evening went Warren Grove to play cards.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Rain day

Rain, freezing rain and some snow mix with a low temp 0 and a high of 3. 15 km on EB.
I visited a neighbor in the morning, visited a sister in the afternoon and a town meeting in the evening.