June Challenge Round 4

Round 4 The final round of the Scavenger Hunt   A Picket Fence    Giant Tubes    Sports Scoreboard     Brick Street     Barn Quilt     Dog House House with a Turret     Foot Bridge    Water Feature    Gas Station     Mini Liquor Bottle     Electric Substation    Red Flowers     Lake/Pond     Road Hazard    Water Tower Teeter … Continue reading "June Challenge Round 4"

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June Challenge Round 3

Thanks to everyone for participating in Rounds 1 and 2 Never too late to join in on Rounds 3 and 4 Round 3 Crack in Concrete     Something to Recycle     A Sparkly Object     Animal Basketball Goal     Weathered Brick Wall     A “Y” Shaped Object     Arch Flattened Beverage Can     Something Purple     Fork Lift Truck or Bobcat     … Continue reading "June Challenge Round 3"

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June Challenge Round 2

Lots of great photos so far — keep looking.  🙂 Another Cyclist     Tire Swing   Something Rusty     Lock     Bicycle Shop Decal Motor Home    Outdoor Artwork     School Bus     Tennis Court     Chain Cell Phone Tower     Wheel Barrow     Floating Object     Pergola     Bird Nest Broken Window     Odd Shaped Tree     50’s/60’s/70’s “Classic Car”     Feather(s)  Stripes All items from Round One are … Continue reading "June Challenge Round 2"

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Scavenging Hooterville and Surrounds

Steeple at the Presbyterian Church I hadn’t realized just how steeple-less the churches here are — another church has a sort of steeple but its rather truncated New Jersey license plate Saw a plate from Hawaii here once, should have photographed it, but didn’t  🙁 Decorated fire hydrant and a red roof There was a … Continue reading "Scavenging Hooterville and Surrounds"

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Cycle Life Challenge Ride #10 Untidy Emptyness

Out for a somewhat chilly (30’s F) ride this morning looking for collections of stuff which turned out to be successful This submission is for the empty challenge I present empty beverage containers along 1550E  aka south 7th Street aka Hospital Road The least they could have done is arrange the containers in tidy fashion … Continue reading "Cycle Life Challenge Ride #10 Untidy Emptyness"

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Cycle Life Challenge Ride #9 Frost ‘n Shucks

Frosted seed head of a now deceased firegrass plant “Not hardy in Zone 5” Frosted grass More 50mph + winds on Thursday suggested the fence may have been blown full of corn shucks again Off to check that out this morning under still breezy conditions, and sure enough, there they are After the previous episode … Continue reading "Cycle Life Challenge Ride #9 Frost ‘n Shucks"

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Off Topic — Interesting Movie

A story of adventure and humanity in the American heartland, The Bikes of Wrath follows five Australian friends as they attempt to cycle 2,600 kilometres from Oklahoma to California in honour of John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath. Travelling through rural towns and communities of Middle America, the group seeks to understand … Continue reading "Off Topic — Interesting Movie"

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Cycle Life Challenge Ride #6 (Updated)

Posted: October 18, 2020 Under: Cycle Life Challenge By Rich-Illinois 6 Comments  Like1 Which wasn’t going to be a Cycle Life ride until I saw something out of the ordinary.  Very strong winds yesterday (almost Minnesota strong).  Got a ride in early before they really got rolling. Breezy again this morning, but not a huge … Continue reading "Cycle Life Challenge Ride #6 (Updated)"

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Cycle Days Challenge #3 + Bike Where Ever Day

Another perfect cycling day in Illinois There go Dave and Dwight along the North Fork River after having passed through bustling Cheneyville Weather due for a major change next week, and in fact, a ‘Small Dog Advisory’ for tomorrow with winds gusting 35-40 mph Taking advantage of this weather while we can We know Illinois … Continue reading "Cycle Days Challenge #3 + Bike Where Ever Day"

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Cornflower Blue

Not cornflowers, but wild lettuce chicory with a cornflower blue blossom County Line road — Vermilion to the left, Iroquois to the right We aren’t quite up to crop circles yet, so do road circles instead  🙂 Winter wheat ready for harvest beyond the bean field

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