Category Archives: holiday

(Fat) Tuesday Musings.

Winter will return after a few days of playing hide-and-go-seek. We basked in four days of sunshine – did you know that here in Michigan we had not enjoyed four days in a row of sunshine since July 2019? Yep, … Continue reading

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It’s Valentine’s Day …

… and American Heart Month too. I figured it was the perfect opportunity for another installment of “A Girl and Her Squirrel” – oh, I know I have inundated you with more posts than usual lately, and some were really … Continue reading

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Just zipping off a note to say …

“It’s time to wish you Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah.” This is a short and sweet post … even a bit bittersweet. Everyone has their Christmas traditions and I’ve had a few through the years … just like you. Christmas … Continue reading

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Nature’s Gifts.

On Saturday, December 7th, I spent my day visiting three parks. First, it was Council Point Park for a quick jaunt to feed my furry and feathered friends, then there was a foray to Lake Erie Metropark, followed by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Have you put a bow on your Christmas prep yet?

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season barely gives most people a minute to catch their breath. That is why the many memes “keep calm and put a bow on it” are always trending on social media this time … Continue reading

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His face lit up like a Christmas tree …

… and that’s likely because he had a big green sugar cookie shaped like a Christmas tree in his paws and was nibbling away at it. Season’s Eatings – 2019 Style. The past few years I’ve taken some extra treats … Continue reading

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Still walkin’ my socks off …

Today’s all-day rain gives me a brief respite from walkin’ my socks off to reach my goal. But, I managed to get 12 miles/19 kilometers done over the weekend – 8 miles/12 kilometers more to get ‘er done and reach … Continue reading

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