Sunday, August 30, 2015

A bridge

 This evening I cycled to UPEI and then took the trail to Milton. The berm and fence is the back of the property where the new government garage is being built.  
The new bridge in Milton is not open to traffic yet but is getting close as they have the first layer of pavement down. Another nice day at 23.

Saturday, August 29, 2015


This evening I cycled to Victoria park, this is where the flower boxes are located. I then cycled to Grafton Street and cycled the Confederation trail to Winsloe, then took the roads home.
Mostly sunny at a high of 23

Friday, August 28, 2015


 A blue berry harvester working in a field near Morell.

 Today I was cycling in the Morell area, the old train station is the Visitor Information Center "VIC"

A eaglet on a nest near the trail.  A sunny day with a high of 23.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Completed cycling the trail again.

 Went I reached marker 102 in Miscouche, I had finished cycling the trail tip to this year.  All 400 km of it.
 This TransCanada Trail marker is located in Summerside by the side of the trail.

The old station in Kensington, not sure but I think it was built in 1905.
A high of 23 with a mix of sun and cloud but windy, gusts to 40 km/h.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015


 I tried my hand a golfing today at the Strathgartney

Overcast with a bit of mist t first  but then the sun came out. We had a high of 24 with some showers in the evening.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Maple tree

 I planted a couple maple trees in the ball field in the spring of 2014, this one was under some stress but I think it will make it.

 This one is doing very well.

We had 20 riders in the Sherwood road group this evening.
Mostly overcast with a high of 24

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Group ride from St Peters

 At the VIC in St Peters for the start of the ride, we had 17 cyclists registered.

 The arrival location in Souris. 
Rain stayed away during the to Souris but got caught in a couple showers on the way back.
But is was warm with a light breeze, about 27.

Friday, August 21, 2015

2015 parade

 I cycled to the parade area on the North River road. Some of the items in the parade.

 I then cycled the trail to Winsloe. It was warm at 29 with humdix of 35 but the wind was 30 gusting to 45 km/h

Thursday, August 20, 2015


 I was to cards in Milton this evening, the setting sun was hiding behind some clouds.

I cycled some early in the morning. Another warm day with a high of 29 with a very light breeze.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015


 This field of barley in North Wiltshire is near ready for harvest as I could smell it ripening
 This corn in the back forty has grown a lot in the last three weeks.

A cloud catching the some rays from the setting sun.
another  warm day at 30

Tuesday, August 18, 2015


 I was cycling along the water front early today, seems like all the boats were still at the dock.

The new Tech building going up at UPEI.
A hot day by PEI standards, 31 with a light breeze, humdex of 38.
I was to Long Creek for auction cards.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Monday cycling

 They was 9 in the group this evening, taking a break in York.

On thw way home near the Union road.  Sunny at 30 but with a nice breeze.
I donated plasma in the morning.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Fat tire bike

 Today I cycled to Victoria park, then to the water front. That is where I saw a guy cycling with this bike, the rims are a pretty blue.

The Hippo was loading passengers for a tour of the city, then a cruise of the harbour.
I then cycled the trail to Winsloe and the road home.
Sunny at 30.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Barge unloading

 Today I cycled into the pack ,then along waterfront. A barge of crushed rock was being unloaded.

 This evening a neighbor invited us to his shore lot for a corn boil.

a view of Charlottetown across the river.
A sunny day with a high of 26

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Damaged tree

 Tree was broken in three places by the weight of the snow on it.

 I put a splint on it by using stir sticks.

Yesterday on took the splints off and it seems to be doing very well.
Rain all day at 20 degrees

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Train wreck

 Today I cycled from Alberton to Tignish and back to Alberton. This photo is the start in Alberton.

 The start of the trail in Tignish, mile zero.

 Back in 32 in a snow storm there was a train wreck here, about 2 km from Tignish.

The trail looking east from the site of the wreck. A sunny day at 26 but a little windy.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Cycling group

 Some trees in a town park that I planted and looking after them. Today I cut the grass around the trees and made sure the stakes are up as they tend to get knocked by the mower.

We had 15 in the group this evening, photo is when we stopped for a break in Milton. A couple of the ladies brought cupcakes to celebrate Judy's and Donnie's birthday. 

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Potato field

 Today I cycled from Milton to the Clyde road and return. This potato field with the potatoes in blossom is located in Hampshire.

This section of the trail is west of the Colville road.  A cool day, overcast at 18.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Hillsborough River

 This evening I cycled the trail from Suffolk to Mount Stewart and back. This section of the trail is along the Hillsborough river as you leave Mont Stewart.

 These mussel buoys are in the Scotchfort  area.

As I was coming into Charlottetown I saw the Remax hot air balloon up for a ride. It had been windy early but dropped off as the sun was setting.  The high temperature for the day was around 22.