Category Archives: holiday

We’re ready to put a bow on 2021 …

… well yay for that and hopefully 2022 will be better all the way around and I don’t just mean as to COVID. It was a year of weather woes, including tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and wildfires. Here in SE Michigan … Continue reading

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Season’s Eatings!!

Today’s post was originally intended to be a Wordless Wednesday giggle about sharing the love with my furry and feathered friends. But instead, it morphed into a regular post, thanks to two enterprising Eastern Gray Squirrels, who made it their … Continue reading

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Harvest time in the ‘hood and at your home.

On a picture-perfect Pure Michigan morning, I decided to forego my trip to the Park and stroll through the ‘hood capturing images of harvest décor to use for this American Thanksgiving post. While strollin’, I was trollin’ for scarecrows. The … Continue reading

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(S)talkin’ Turkey!  #Wordless Wednesday  #The bird is the word.

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“Trick or treat …

… smell my feet … … gimme something good to eat!” The phrase above was the cry uttered by my childhood friends and me, circa late 50s/early 60s, as we crowded together “begging” at homeowners’ doors along Sandmere Place, in … Continue reading

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Ode to Dad.

It really doesn’t make much difference whether you’re a human dad or a Canada Goose dad … there are similar dilemmas, exasperating or even cringe-worthy moments. If you’re a dad, yep … I can see you shaking your head in … Continue reading

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All trails lead to the bunny trail.

Did you know that Michigan is known as “The Trails State?” Not all of those rustic or asphalt pathways are bunny trails however. I’ve not seen any bunnies at Council Point Park since last Summer. Then they will magically appear … Continue reading

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Parker: “I’d rather have a pot of peanuts, than a pot of gold!” #Wordless Wednesday; #Wildlife Wednesday

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Treats for the Sweets.

The trek to deliver Valentine treats for the Park sweeties for my Valentine’s Day blog post actually happened three weeks ago, on Saturday, January 23rd. It’s Wintertime in Michigan and you never know what the weather will be, so I … Continue reading

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Let’s give 2020 the boot, shall we?

After lots of fits and starts, in a year like no other, I am happy to tell you I am closing out the year with 1,320 miles/2,124 kilometers walked in 2020. That is 65 miles/104 kilometers over and above my … Continue reading

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