Have I mentioned I live in farm country? Eau Claire’s at the northern end of the Driftless area, which is mostly small small towns and small (by modern Midwestern standards) farms. And lots of rolling hills. This was taken about 10 miles south of town.
Brown Season can turn into Snow Season any time now. I was going to go on a bike ride today, but it turned out to be one of those damp days in the 30’s where no matter what you do you can’t stay warm and then suddenly you’re over heated, so today’s ride turned intoContinue reading “Brown Season Continues…”
Heading down to the Chippewa River and watching daylight fade to dusk was a much needed respite from the last couple days of craziness and anxiety. Cycling home with the last little bit of dusk dying around me I wondered if plugging back into the world was really worth the bother.
I managed to wander off without my camera this morning, so all a have for you today is a quick cellphone snap of the Eau Claire River. It was an absolutely stunning day today and with temps in the 40’s the bike riding was great. The building in the distance with the smoke stack wasContinue reading “Eau Claire River/ Uniroyal Tire”
Otter Creek is about a 2 mile trail system maintained by our local mountain biking club in Centennial Park in Altoona, a small town attached to the east side of Eau Claire. It had been a while since I’d been down that way, so I took a fun little spin though the trails today.
I grabbed one of yesterday’s photos and an older photo to show the lay-of the land around here. I was standing on the bridge in the background of the top photo to take the bottom photo. Looking at the bottom photo the trail in the top photo is about half way up the bank onContinue reading “Lay Of The Land”
While mounted on my bicycle doing my outandabouting today, I decided to truck up to the top level of one of the parking ramps (parking garage for my PNW fans) downtown and grab a pic of Mount Tom to kinda show what the lay of the land around here is like. From here the EauContinue reading “Mount Tom Again”