Gary Jackson: Fire When Ready Pottery
A Chicago potter’s somewhat slanted view of clay & play
Categories: bike, sunrise

Another beautiful morning along the lakefront. I’m kind of enjoying the fact that the Chicago Marathon & Triathlon season is over… so all of those people “training” have packed it in and it seems like I pretty much have the ENTIRE bike path to myself!!! Plus, the construction is coming along nicely… we should be able to ride the bike trail straight through without missing patches of pavement just in time for Winter!!!

Categories: bike, sunrise

BRRRR!!!! Yep, it’s a COLD morning out there today.
Summer is DEFINITELY over as I piled on the layers this morning…
including pants, wool socks and winter gloves!!! With the clouds in the sky,
and not much of a sunrise to speak of… it even looked cold!!!

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Categories: bike, sunrise

Another dramatic sunrise bike ride. Lots of clouds all lining up with a lot of potential…
thanks to the strong headwind that made it a bit more challenging!
Well worth the extra effort when all of the elements came together
and the sky lit-up in full & amazing sunrise color!!!

 

Categories: bike, sunrise

BIRTHDAY WEEK… Day Four!!!

After a hot & sunny weekend in Bloomington, it was nice to have a cool Fall morning for biking along the lakefront… a nice “flat” ride after all those hills!!!

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Another windy morning… the ride south was FANTASTIC with the strong tailwind. Riding back home, not so much. But the dark clouds blowing through with a sliver of color below made it all worthwhile … and who doesn’t like a little morning challenge anyway?!

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After a couple days of cool & rainy Fall weather, it was good to have a warm & sunny morning for a change. I fear that Summer is gone… but I’ll grasp any hint of a summery day when we get one!!!

 

Categories: bike, Chicago, sunrise

Another chilly & breezy morning… I hate to admit it was cold enough for a jacket and long pants!!! Yikes, Winter is on it’s way!

But that didn’t stop me… PEDAL ON!!!
It didn’t look like anything special for most of the ride, but I happened to catch a bit of extra beauty when I got down to Chicago’s Navy Pier!

 

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Categories: Chicago, sunrise

Big photo for big sky drama on a big sky morning.

Categories: bike, sunrise

This morning had great potential… or great failure written all over it. It could have gone either way. With that one huge cloud spreading across the sky… and it lit-up at just the right moment. It could have easily blocked the beauty… but instead, it WAS the beauty!!!