Monthly Archives: September 2014

Another fabulous day for a foray to my favorite place.

The string of beautiful Summer-like days continues. At the tail end of my trip yesterday I found myself at mile #400, so I started off mile #401 by trekking to my favorite little nature nook. My boss decided to linger … Continue reading

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The right to bare arms …

I think Mother Nature has now redeemed herself for the many rainy days we’ve endured this Summer, not to mention the horrible Winter and miserable Spring. Perhaps she has taken pity on us here in Southeast Michigan and concedes that … Continue reading

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Another picture-perfect “Pure Michigan” day!

Mother Nature has outdone herself this week, but today was something special. There was just the smallest hint of fog when I left the house this morning, and by the time I arrived at Council Point Park, the sun was … Continue reading

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Into the mist-ic … on this Fogday.

No, the spellchecker did not suddenly go wacky … nor did I, but walking through Council Point Park on this foggy Friday had some mystical qualities to be sure. In my early morning jaunt, as the mist cast a cloak … Continue reading

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I think Mother Nature hit the “undo button” for Fall.

You won’t hear a soul complaining about it either. I hustled out of the house as soon as it was light to get in two laps at the Park to add another five miles toward my goal. I chitchatted with … Continue reading

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The geese have been readin’ the “Almanac”.

Weather folklore or folly tells us that certain critters’ characteristics in the Fall are a precursor to a brutal Winter. The lowly woolly caterpillar’s coloring, the width of a squirrel’s bushy tail, and, even the increased shedding by horses and … Continue reading

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6,000 steps forward; 1 step back.

This first full day of Fall was just about as gorgeous as they come, wasn’t it? I was torn between just walking to Meijer to pick up some produce and lugging it home or taking the car out for a … Continue reading

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