Monthly Archives: May 2013

Abacus.

Memorial Day has arrived with all of its reverence and solemnity – the first three-day holiday in 2013. What’s it all about? Patriotism and parades? Or beaches or backyard bar-b-ques? This morning I strolled through several neighborhoods and saw many … Continue reading

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Grrrrrrrrrrr.

It began as a low, slow, rumbling growl which was magnified by the still morn of the first day of a long weekend. Not many folks were out this morning; they either left for the north country last night or … Continue reading

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Unscathed.

Whew!!! Mercifully, there is no apparent post-storm damage of any sort in the yard despite that wicked wind which was rattling about on Wednesday night; really, what an ugly collection of weather days this week has been for Lincoln Park. … Continue reading

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Eowwwwwwwwwwwwww!

Shin splints split my stroll in half this a.m. I knew I probably overdid it this weekend, logging in about 6 ½ miles over two days, but I was all caught up in the high that walking brings. This Spring’s … Continue reading

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Remembrances.

Today I trekked three-miles roundtrip to Meijer to pick up fresh produce which I packed into my schlep bag and my shoulder is feeling it tonight as I write this post. For years I carried a purse and a tote … Continue reading

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Sketchbook.

Another peaceful promenade in Council Point Park this morning. I was up at 5:30 a.m. doing household chores so I deemed I’d earned my “me time” and thus headed out at 8:00 a.m. for a walk. I use the word … Continue reading

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M.I.A.

Who went missing you ask? Answer: my feathered friends. The Ecorse Creek on the borderline of Lincoln Park and Wyandotte is now devoid of mallard ducks and Canada geese. In 2012, when I first began my walking regimen, my favorite … Continue reading

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