Category Archives: holiday

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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Just hoppin’ by to say …

and also to forward a link to my blog post done yesterday. It is all about Easter and The Great Easter Cookie Caper. Once again I posted around 5:45 p.m. – the post is not going to Reader, even all … Continue reading

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The Great Easter Cookie Caper.

This post is about two incidents this week, in what I’ll term “The Great Easter Cookie Caper” and I hope you get a giggle or two out of it, simply because laughs are not in abundance these days. So it’s … Continue reading

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National Walking Day #Wordless Wednesday #323/1,255 mi & 519/2,020 km so far

Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story.

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(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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