Seasons Cycle By

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on our August 12, 2021 rural bicycle ride. Since our quick trip out to the coast, we have not managed many bike rides out intoContinue reading “Seasons Cycle By”

Risk vs Reward

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken during our July 11, 2021 bicycle ride. Just like Covid 19, there is an element of risk in everything we do. Don’t follow protocols orContinue reading “Risk vs Reward”

Road Block? – the choice of direction is yours

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on our 40 km (25 mile) bike ride on September 5, 2021. Labour Day! The last long weekend of the summer/first long weekend of theContinue reading “Road Block? – the choice of direction is yours”

Prairie Pothole #4 – This Water Looks a Bit Cloudy

All photos taken during our June 20, 2021 rural bike ride. I may have already mentioned that no matter which direction we rode this day, the wind always seemed to be in our faces. As we were riding at a temperature of about +12C, we would soon found it a tad chilly. So, stopping toContinue reading “Prairie Pothole #4 – This Water Looks a Bit Cloudy”

Prairie Pothole #3 – I’ll Send you the Bill or Who You Callin’ Pond Scum?

All photos taken during our June 20, 2021 rural bike ride. As the warm weather comes on, shallow potholes become breeding grounds for algae and many water birds love this . They love the green colour, they love the feeling of the slime on their feathers and they have ready-made grazing, right at hand. ThereContinue reading “Prairie Pothole #3 – I’ll Send you the Bill or Who You Callin’ Pond Scum?”

Rural Prairie Pothole #2 – Bye Bye Blackbird

All photos taken during our June 20, 2021 bike ride. Our next pothole stop seemed to be the domain of the Red-wing and Yellow-headed blackbirds. Not as many were visible as on previous stops, but it appears that Moms and Dads were intent on protecting and feeding their young’uns.

Rural Prairie Pothole #1 – The Gathering

All photos taken during our June 20, 2021 bicycle ride through our local rural areas. The local rural landscape is littered with what are called Prairie Potholes, shallow depressions where spring runoff and rain water collect. Some remain wet all year long. Others shrink and disappear with the summer heat. All of them are filledContinue reading “Rural Prairie Pothole #1 – The Gathering”

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