Monthly Archives: August 2016

There you go acting squirrelly again.

In my daily wanderings down Emmons Boulevard, I don’t encounter too much wildlife; it is quite unlike a walk through the nature nook at Council Point Park. What scant wildlife was on the Boulevard last year, and earlier in the … Continue reading

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Still another lemonade-in-the-shade day.

This morning, after stepping out into the murky and sauna-like atmosphere, just for kicks I decided to visit the site of Lincoln Park Days at Youth Center Park. It was already warm and the humidity was off the charts, as … Continue reading

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Kids: Your free-as-a-bird days are numbered …

Sadly, it was back to tropical temps again this morning, and, even though I left fairly early, that sticky humidity made me feel like a wet rag, even before I’d walked a half mile. The storm last night left its … Continue reading

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The pause that refreshes.

Like a cool drink on a hot day, this morning’s almost-feeling-like-sweater-weather was a welcome respite from this Summer’s heat. The weather folks say it has not been this cool since the 4th of July weekend.  It was extremely quiet as … Continue reading

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Testing my mettle.

This ongoing heat and humidity has tested my mettle in accomplishing my goal of 500 miles walked by Labor Day, but I vow to keep striding on. I bolted out of the house early, maybe not at the speed of … Continue reading

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Half of August is gone already and suddenly September is looming large.

I returned to walking again this morning after a three-day hiatus.  As I headed through the neighborhoods, and then down Emmons Boulevard, I could not believe just how green the lawns have become after the periodic rainfall and those gulley … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots.

Many hours are spent on this blog reminiscing about days long gone. When I think back to my youth in Canada, and, how us kids spent our Summer vacation from school, I remember those sunny days well, where each hour … Continue reading

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