With our late spring, it seemed that all of my usual gardening activities came down to this one weekend. Fortunately, it lasted four days and I got a lot done! My vegetable garden is now fully vested and growing and I was able to purchase and plant my annual flowers that grace the outside spaces around our home – the decks and the courtyard. Definitely a work weekend, there is something very satisfying about getting all of those projects completed. It’s now time to enjoy the summer!
With the frenzy of chores, Peter and I did manage to see a movie on Sunday, and we went for a 31 mile bike ride yesterday. Here’s a shot of the river from the parking lot at the trailhead of the Poudre River Trail. It’s one of our favorite paved bike paths in our area. It starts in Windsor, Colorado and winds its way along the river for almost twenty miles to the town of Greeley. We were able to take our road bikes and ride at a fairly fast clip, while passing beautiful river scenes, red-wing blackbirds, pelicans (yes, we have pelicans in Colorado), hawks and sandpipers. We turned around at the 15.5 mile mark when we encountered these:
How was your holiday weekend?