Saturday, July 31, 2010

Grain field

A field of barley just about ready to be harvested.

The field is near Dunstaffnage
After lunch I did yard work til 3:00, I then drove to Brackley and cycled from Royalty Junction to Tracadie Cross and back logging 39 km. Total number of km's cycled so far this summer is just under 3,000 km.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Crapaud parade

A car taking part in the parade

Scale models of farm tractors, very good job.

I was helping pedal this four wheel bike.
I mowed the grass after lunch and this evening went to Crapaud to take part in the parade, very good parade and lots of people turned out to watch.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Harbour Hippo

The Harbour Hippo as it comes ashore.

This evening I started cycling in Milton with two other Trail Officers and we cycled to Hazel Grove and then back to Milton logging 39 km.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Sail boats

Sail boats in the Charlottetown harbour

I cycled in to Victoria park and around to the water front where I took these photos.
I them cycled the trail out to the Charlottetown mall and then took the highway home logging 25 km. Sunny with a high of 29.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Potato field

close up of potato field near Freetown

It is a good looking field.
I got a ride with my bike to Miscouche this afternoon. I left Miscouche at 5:30 and rode the trail to Hunter River arriving at 8:45 and logging 55 km.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Rain clouds

Clouds before the rain taken in North Wiltshire

Clouds after the rain, photo taken in Hartsville
I started cycling in Milton and had 10 minutes of rain in Darlington, trail was very wet for the next hour. I cycled to the Clyde road and back to North Wiltshire and then back to Hunter River and then to Milton logging 54 km. The temp this morning was a cool 14.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Midgell bridge

The Midgell river highway bridge as seen from the trail

Wild roses in the foreground with the blue bee shelters in a blueberry field near Morell.
Sunny at 26 with a light wind. After lunch I drove to Mount Stewart, the cycled to St Peters on the trail and back to Mount Stewart logging 54 km on the bicycle.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Northumberland Strait

View of Northumberland Strait from Canoe Cove.

At this point the strait is 30+ km wide.
Sunny with a high of 25. In the morning I cycled around town logging 20 km. After lunch I mowed the lawn. This evening I attended a cookout at a friend's cottage in Canoe Cove.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

300 Milestone

I donated plasma this morning, it was the 300 donation that I have made to the Canadian Blood Services. Raining all at 24, no cycling, I will call it a rest day.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Grape vine

Some grapes are starting on the vine

Overall the grape vine is looking very good.
I attended a town meeting in morning and had a council meeting this evening. In the afternoon I cycled around town 10 km. Sunny at 28

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


The river that goes though Wellington.

The bridge crossing the river and a TO talking to some cyclists.
I drove to Summerside and with another TO cycled to Richmond and back to Summerside logging 54 km for the trip.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Monday night ride

Sunny with a high of 28. Meetings in the morning, after lunch I weeded the garden. This evening I cycled to the Charlottetown mall, the cycled the trail to the Colville road, then back to Milton and then home on the road logging 39 km.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Victoria Park

Victoria park taken from where the cannons are.
Cypress waiting by the cannons.

The mouth on the Charlottetown harbour, I thought there would be some sail boats out as there was a nice breeze, but not one to be seen.
Sunny with some clouds at 29. This evening I cycled into Charlottetown and around Victoria park and the trail to the Charlottetown mall and then home logging 22 km.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

St Peters Bay

The photos were taken at the Midgell lookout on Route 2.
St Peters bay with the big church across the bay

This afternoon I drove to St Peters and met another TO and we cycled east to Bear River and back to St Peters logging 36 km. Temp was around 28 with full sun and a light breeze.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Black eyed susan

Black Eyed Susan's along the trail in Hazel Grove.
It was sunny at 28 today. This afternoon I mowed the lawn and after supper I drove to the Colville road in Hampshire. I then cycled to Breadalbane on the trail and back to Hampshire logging 50 km.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Murray Harbour

Fishing boats at the dock in Murray Harbour

This evening I started cycling near Wood Islands and cycled the trail to Murray Harbour. I logged 20 km on the trail for at total of 36 km for the day.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

O'Leary in the rain

This morn I got a ride for me and the bike to O'Leary. There was light rain when I started cycling, I cycled to Richmond logging 39 km. I was somewhat wet when I finished. I attended a firefighters meeting this evening. The temp was a pleasant 21.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Evening clouds in Cornwall

It was a warm day, around 29. This evening I went cycling around the town logging 20 km.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Wild roses

Wild roses along the Confederation Trail in Sherwood

Town meeting in morning. This evening I cycled to the Charlottetown mall and then cycled to Rte 6 Bedford and back to the Sherwood road and then home logging 46 km. The was over 20 in the group this evening.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Fire weed

Flowers along the side of York Point road.

I don't know if this is fire weed, does anyone know?
It was raining overnight and this morning, 35 mm of rain by noon. Around 2:00 I went cycling around town and then it started to rain again, forecast is for another 30-40 mm. I watched the soccer game until it went into overtime.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Hot day

Mostly sunny at 29 with winds gusting to 60 km/h.
I donated plasma in the morning, I did some visiting in North Wiltshire in the afternoon and weeded the garden this evening. No cycling today, I am calling it a rest day.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Dr Kent Ellis park

The Dr Kent Ellis park along side the trail in Hunter River. Sunny at 28 today.

This morning I cycled around the town and stopped at the town office. This evening I cycled from Winsloe to Hunter River and back to Winsloe logging a total of 58 km.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Melville bridge

The evening sun caused the colours to be light. The bridge is on the trail in Melville.

A large support for the bridge.
mostly sunny at 27. After lunch I cut the grass and this evening drove to Iona and then cycled on the trail to Melville and back to Iona logging 30 km.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Monday night ride

There were 14 taking part this evening in the ride. We started at the Sherwood road and rode on the trail west to the Colville road in Hampshire and rode back to the Sherwood road. I logged 29 km for the ride. It was cloudy at times but no rain here, some places not far away got 5-6 mm this morning, high temp was 27.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Trail ride

The group out for a ride this morning, as a group we when from Mount Stewart to Fanning Brook and back to Mount Stewart. I cycled out from Brackley and back to Brackley. I was on the trail for over five hours and logged 71 km.

Friday, July 2, 2010


Fox on trail near Hunter River, After I took first photo, it walked right up to me, about two meters when I took photo.

This is the first photo. This evening I Cycled Milton to Hunter River and back logging 37 km.

Canada Day

Canada day was a busy day, pancake breakfast at 8:30, official town opening at 11:00. After lunch I cut the grass and went cycling for a hour, it started to rain and in the evening I watched the fire works from York Point. The high temp for the day was a cool 18