Category Archives: holiday

It’s harvest thyme!

I’ve often mentioned how Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love the colors, smells and the cool and crisp weather is perfect for taking a post-Park Saturday stroll in the neighborhood. Since I began my walking regimen in … Continue reading

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Strolling through the boneyard.

While roaming ‘round the ‘hood lately, I noted the themes for Halloween range from ghostly to ghastly. Each year there is one homeowner on Emmons Boulevard that devotes the entire front lawn to recreating a ghastly graveyard, complete with wacky … Continue reading

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Pure adoration.

Whether the above Mallards are mates, best buds, or just pals sharing a quiet moment, I chose the pair for my annual Sweetest Day post. I took these two photos during my September 5th meander at Lake Erie Metropark. Both … Continue reading

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So, what’s YOUR guilty food pleasure?

It’s Labor Day … and our collective mindset is that it is the end of Summer, even if hot and sticky days persist long into October. A week of September has already passed – sigh. Leaves have begun subtly turning … Continue reading

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Walk the walk!

Labor Day weekend has a special significance for me … at least since 2011. On the Friday before the long holiday, September 2, 2011, I began my walking regimen. I dusted off a pair of walking shoes that had reposed … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

The day was crisp and clear at Elizabeth Park – just look at that bright blue sky! The wind was clipping along with great gusto. Each gust had the flag whipping and flipping around, causing it to rise and fall … Continue reading

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Flags and flowers for a subdued Memorial Day 2020.

Flags at federal buildings and national monuments are flying at half-staff across the U.S. this entire holiday weekend to honor the COVID-19 victims, as ordered by the President. While that is both sad and admirable, I hope that Memorial Day … Continue reading

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So, are you “toes up” this Memorial Day weekend?

It’s our first long holiday of the year here in the U.S. Usually by the end of May, this long weekend, typically called “the Gateway to Summer”, is always such a welcome respite from our usually hectic daily lives. But, … Continue reading

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Sentiments about Scents and Centsibilities.

If you had a dollar for every social media meme you’ve seen since this global pandemic began, you could buy yourself a very nice present. First, it was the toilet paper conundrum, followed by social distancing. Soon the meme themes … Continue reading

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