Monday, September 30, 2013

Dromore trail

 Today a Cornwall group walked parts of the Dromore trail, about 4 km in total.

 We found this garter snake enjoying the warmed of the sun.

Afterwards we had lunch at Kristies in Mount Stewart.
This evening I was cycling with the Sherwood group, it now starts  at 4:30.  We cycled to the Suffolk road and back. As I cycled from home I logged 37 km by the time I got home.
A sunny day with a high of 18.

Sunday, September 29, 2013


 After lunch I drove to Brudenell and started cycling at the grain elevators.

This is the boardwalk at the end of the trail coming into Georgetown.

Lots of seagulls at the wharf at Georgetown and from the number of droppings on the wharf it si not the first day the seagulls were there.
A nice sunny day with a high of 22 and a light wind.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Big ship

 I had breakfast with the retired firefighters at this diner.

Midafternoon I went cycling into Charlottetown and saw this cruise ship at the wharf.

I cycled the trail to Milton and back to Winsloe, this section of the trail is at Coles creek.
It was a nice day for cycling, sunny with a light wind and a high of 21although it was down to 15 by the time I got home (6:00)

Friday, September 27, 2013

No photo

I spend the afternoon in Hampshire and was to Dunstaffnage for cards this evening.
The project in Hampshire is basically complete.
A mostly cloudy day at 14.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Walk in woods

 After lunch I spend some time cleaning up the shop and then took a short walk in the rain.
I don't know what these flowers are.

The wind was from the north and had gusted to 70 km/h at times, this poplar tree was a victim of the wind.
Not much traffic on the bridge for a while.
We had rain all day with a high of 13.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Compost day

 Fresh carrots for supper today, we have been using ones from the garden for over a month.

Today it was time to turn the compost, this bin was full in the spring, I turn it every 3-4 weeks.

This is the last turning for this batch, I will starting filling this side with leaves and garden material.
A mixed day of rain, cloud and brief bits of sun shine with a high of 14.
I donated plasma this evening.


All the rain is keeping the grass green and growing. I was to Hampshire for the day but after supper I mowed the lawn. I then was to a wake. A mostly cloudy day with lightwind and a high of 14.

Monday, September 23, 2013

New store?

This location is near the Charlottetown mall, looks like it is the site work for a new store.

Although it was a misty evening, there was 10 in the cycling group this evening. We cycled to Milton and back about 18 km.
I visited the neighbors in the morning and then was to Hampshire for a while in the afternoon.
The high for the day was 15 and it was down to 10 by the time I got home from cycling.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Busy day

 In the morning I cycled from Mt Stewart to Peaks and return, about 25 km.

 After lunch I joined the firefighters at the annual Cenotaph parade in Cornwall.

Then a neighbor asked me to join him in playing 9 holes of golf at the Strathgartney Highlands course.
First time this season, so my score is not worth reporting.
Sunny with a high of 24 but windy, gusting ti 60km/h at times.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

No cycling

I had breakfast the the radio club members, then to Hampshire for most of the day.
This evening I had church take out cold plate dinners with all the family.
Mostly sunny with a high of 20 but some  what windy.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Mountain Ash

The mountain ash has lots of berries on it and the berries are a good colour as well.
No cycling today as I spend the day in Hampshire.
Overcast at 13 

Thursday, September 19, 2013


 This evening I cycled from Milto to Hunter River and back. I saw this balloonist while I was in Darlington.

The flowers at the Kent Ellis park are still looking good.
I spend the day in Hampshire. It was mostly sunny with also no wind and a high of 20.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

New store coming to Charlottetown

I was to town doing a couple errands in the morning, Target has the sign up but not ready to open yet.
I spend the rest of the day in Hampshire. I helped with making relish in the evening.
A mostly sunny day at  18.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


 Today I drove to New Zealand and cycled to Elmira which is the east end of the Confederation Trail.

 Not many people around today but a nice cool day

By the time I cycled back to New Zealand I had logged 41 km on the bike.
I was to long creek this evening for auction cards.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Leards pond

More Sunday photos, this bridge and rest area is in Wellington.

New this year is the trail to Leards pond, located a couple km east of O,Leary.
After visiting the neighbors I mowed the lawn. After lunch I was to Hampshire but it started raining by 3:00
The high for the day was 16 and the Monday evening cycling cancelled.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

A good cycling day

 I drove to Miscouche and cycled the trail to Alma. About 86 km on the trail.

The fire hall in Wellington, a clear day with a high of 18 and a moderate west wind.

The rest area in O'Leary, There were a few cyclists on the trail, I met 12 and was talking to 3 groups, one couple was here from the US to cycle the trail.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Soybeans are loking good.

This field of soybeans back of the woods are really looking good.

 Lots of bean pods on each plant.

After supper I took a walk though the woods and around the ball field.
Showers early in the day then cloudy periods, the sun was breaking though the clouds just as it was setting.
The high was around 20.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Heavy rain today

Rain all day, heavy at times, photo taken around 10:00 AM. By mid afternoon we had about 40 mm and another 40-50 mm forecast for tonight. Temperature around 20 all day.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thursday cycling

There was 8 of us in the group, we cycling Milton to North Wiltshire and back, about 21 km.

This small maple has got a head start on changing to fall colours.
Mostly overcast with a occasional shower with a temperature of 24

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


 The gladiolas are fading and soon will be gone but the pansies are still looking good. 
I had breakfast at Smithy's with a cousin from the US this morning. I spend the afternoon in Hampshire and attended a firefighter meeting this evening.
Cloudy with sunny breaks and showers at times with a high of 20.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Long Creek

I spend the day in Hampshire and was to Long Creek for Auction cards this evening.
Overcast with some very light showers late in the afternoon with a high of 18

Monday, September 9, 2013

Appin road hike

I was hiking with the Cornwall group in the morning, there were seven of us. We were on the trail for 90 minutes and walked about 5 km.

The Sherwood road cyclists started the ride at 6:00 pm and cycled to Suffolk and back, about 21 km.
This field with the geese is located in York,

Between the field and the pond there were over two hundred geese.
Mostly sunny with a high of 16, it was only 12 when I got home for cycling at 8:00.
Very windy as well, gusting to 45 km/h.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Rain day

It has being raining off and on all day. At noon it was 10 mm and probably another 10 since then.
Temperature around the 15 mark. No cycling today.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

A 'y' on the trail

 At the Royalty Junction you have to decide which way to go, today I went towards York.

 But I only went to the Union road and turned at marker 180.

The trail is close to the airport, I can see the control tower to the east.
Mostly sunny at 20 but a little windy. I was to Hampshire til 5:30 then went cycled for 90 minutes.

Friday, September 6, 2013


The flower pots at Victoria Park are looking very good.

This chipmunk is hanging around my brothers place.
I spend the day in Hampshire and mowed the lawn after supper. No cycling today.
A mostly sunny with a high of 16

Thursday, September 5, 2013


I was in Hampshire til it started raining around 3:00 PM. By 6:00 the rain had stopped and the sun was peeking out. I took this shot at the intersection while I was waiting for the light to change.
I was to Milton to play auction cards.