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LisaG1967

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1185 on: July 01, 2021, 12:19:11 PM »

STL - I have been wondering about her visits to the maple and N1 lately.  Is she trying to entice the new kids to follow?  I hope so!

Ginger - I looked back in some of my pics from last year Oct 2020, that part of Maple2 has never had any leaves on it. 

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1186 on: July 01, 2021, 12:29:27 PM »

Here are a few more pics of Mom on Maple2 early this morning that I wanted to post earlier and forgot. She flew off Maple2 when a bee got a lil too close to her.




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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1187 on: July 01, 2021, 01:40:47 PM »

What a glorious sight!! Mom and her Joan Crawford shoulders on M2! :-*

Decorah Eagles. Mom above N1 and on the Mapletree - explore.org 07-01-2021 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u17LNaPzXdw
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LisaG1967

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1188 on: July 01, 2021, 02:03:00 PM »

What a glorious sight!! Mom and her Joan Crawford shoulders on M2! :-*

Decorah Eagles. Mom above N1 and on the Mapletree - explore.org 07-01-2021 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u17LNaPzXdw

Thanks for sharing, Rosieann's video!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1189 on: July 01, 2021, 07:39:02 PM »

I notice there aren't any leaves at the top of Mom's maple.  Hmmm....
We were at the hatchery for the public discussion about the maples before M1 and others were removed. Every heritage maple along the drive shows signs of disease and distress. All their days are numbered. But to adjust a saying I have heard about oaks: Maples spend 50 years growing, 100 more years living, and then 50 years dying.
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1190 on: July 02, 2021, 09:07:56 AM »

Mom sees that "infested, dying, and unsightly" maple tree as the perfect perch to view the world.

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1191 on: July 03, 2021, 05:59:34 AM »

Hey everyone!  Just a little information about the 'After The Fledge' Trout Run Trail Bike Ride on Saturday, July 17.  Weather permitting we will meet at Decorah Bicycles at 8:45 AM CDT.  It opens at 9:00 AM on Saturdays.  I called and asked about wearing Masks inside the shop.  They are not required but are optional.  Decorah Bikes is located right next door to the famous Whippy Dip at 101 College Drive.  They do not take reservations so it is "first come, first serve".  Here is the link:  https://www.decorahbicycles.com/

We will be doing the easier part of the trail and that will be from the bike shop to the Decorah Fish Hatchery and back.  It's about 9 miles round trip.  We do stop and take a break at the hatchery.  There are 2 hills that we encounter. If you have not been on a bike in a while, I strongly recommend that you ride some before the day.  Please feel free to call the shop to discuss bike options and prices.  I'm including a link to the trail map.  We'll be doing the Purple dots #1-4 up to the Bald Eagle image:  https://parks.decorahia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/TRT_TrailMap-2.jpg 

Enjoy this virtual bike ride video showing how beautiful the trail is: https://youtu.be/8eG0XGs7Nrw
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1192 on: July 03, 2021, 02:05:51 PM »

Hey everyone!  Just a little information about the 'After The Fledge' Trout Run Trail Bike Ride on Saturday, July 17.  Weather permitting we will meet at Decorah Bicycles at 8:45 AM CDT.  It opens at 9:00 AM on Saturdays.  I called and asked about wearing Masks inside the shop.  They are not required but are optional.  Decorah Bikes is located right next door to the famous Whippy Dip at 101 College Drive.  They do not take reservations so it is "first come, first serve".  Here is the link:  https://www.decorahbicycles.com/

We will be doing the easier part of the trail and that will be from the bike shop to the Decorah Fish Hatchery and back.  It's about 9 miles round trip.  We do stop and take a break at the hatchery.  There are 2 hills that we encounter. If you have not been on a bike in a while, I strongly recommend that you ride some before the day.  Please feel free to call the shop to discuss bike options and prices.  I'm including a link to the trail map.  We'll be doing the Purple dots #1-4 up to the Bald Eagle image:  https://parks.decorahia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/TRT_TrailMap-2.jpg 

Enjoy this virtual bike ride video showing how beautiful the trail is: https://youtu.be/8eG0XGs7Nrw

Thanks, iverburl for the virtual ride.

I hope I am able to do the real ride.  ;)

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1193 on: July 04, 2021, 09:24:09 AM »


Hey everyone!  Just a little information about the 'After The Fledge' Trout Run Trail Bike Ride  ... ...

Thanks, iverburl for the virtual ride.

I hope I am able to do the real ride.  ;)

Full credit to Glogdog, who leads the ride. She posted this in the ATF thread in the Lounge.
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1194 on: July 04, 2021, 12:18:04 PM »

IverBurl, where do I go for breakfast now that Ruby's is permanently closed? 

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1195 on: July 04, 2021, 01:00:05 PM »

Happy Independence Day to Everybirdie!
Looks like a beautiful day at Decorah.
We'll keep watching for the fledglings to visit.

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1196 on: July 04, 2021, 01:03:22 PM »


We'll keep watching for the fledglings to visit.

Absolutely!

Beautiful pic, STL

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1197 on: July 04, 2021, 03:11:01 PM »

IverBurl, where do I go for breakfast now that Ruby's is permanently closed?
The most like Ruby's would be Family Table on Mechanic Street. Say hi to my Dad Vern, a regular.
You can still get the Ronnie's rolls that Ruby's served at the HyVee grocery, formerly Quillan's.

I have had breakfast a couple of times at Magpie, and I see Java John's also advertises some breakfast entrees.
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1198 on: July 04, 2021, 07:40:27 PM »

Ton and I will vouch for Family Table.  Good family stop, food, prices; we've tried it several times.  Never did breakfast but guess this trip will do just that.

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #1199 on: July 05, 2021, 05:36:38 AM »

Right about 5:10 am somebirdy (sounding an awful lot like Mom) called morning reveille from off camera....then about 5 minutes later somebirdy (looking an awful lot like Mom) flew off toward the maple/retention pond area, down off the stairway perch and upstream toward the bridge.  Now if only those juvies would show up!  :) ;)
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