Category Archives: nature

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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Please do not leave me behind in the dust!

Since we continue creeping toward year end, and, while I was hoping to bulk up some walking miles, I headed to historical Heritage Park the weekend before last. Yep, I had my ducks in a row as I had high … Continue reading

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The mirror doesn’t lie.

I rushed home after walking for over four hours … no it wasn’t that second cup of coffee I had before I set out later than usual, as I awaited the thermometer to nudge higher than 27 degrees F/-2 C. … Continue reading

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Bountiful harvest.

Sweets for the sweets (I’m included here too) … It is a time for sharing the love and the food, or, in this case, the apples. Another Fall ritual, just like the mini pumpkins, is that I dispense apples to … Continue reading

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Tranquil Trek.

It was the proverbial calm before the storm, the day before our Veterans Day record-setting snow event. All the local meteorologists had been predicting the Arctic chill and several inches of snow for days. But, in the end, their models … Continue reading

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Stubby a/k/a Chubby.

One week from today is Thanksgiving and you know you’ll have that bird on the brain up until that day. You’ll get up with the chickens, because that plump Butterball turkey has been thawing out. You’ve consulted the instructions a … Continue reading

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Sunday sojourn at Council Point Park.

Sunday morning I stayed home, finishing up my post about having a Plan B in place. In between writing, loading photos and proofreading, I kept bopping over to the online weather site to see how many degrees above freezing it … Continue reading

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