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A lifelong love of lavender.

It is said that our sense of smell is linked closely to memory, thus certain smells can whisk us back to earlier periods of time in a heartbeat. The smell of lavender is ingrained in my memory and this is … Continue reading

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Time flies …

It simply CANNOT be sixty years ago today that I began kindergarten at E.A. Orr Elementary School. Yes … it was on September 5, 1961. I will tell you that for several years before beginning school, every afternoon Mom and … Continue reading

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“Miracle” is now a Canuck!

On March 15th, I did a post about “Miracle on the Detroit River” which was the saga of a small dog who was chased by a coyote onto the frozen Detroit River during the brutally cold Polar Vortex. This post … Continue reading

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Pavarotti? Great facial expressions! #Wordless Wednesday #Seagull Shenanigans

Originally posted on WALKIN', WRITIN', WIT & WHIMSY:
#Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story.

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It was serendipity.

A week ago today I visited with an old friend. While it is certainly not unusual to reconnect with seemingly long-lost friends on social media, or by happenstance, I must state that this telephone encounter was with a friend with … Continue reading

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As Summer slips away, flowers fade …

It’s funny how one little item might trigger a special memory sometimes … a person, place or thing that you’ve not thought of in many years. First it was that old willow tree that was damaged in one of Mother … Continue reading

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It’s Grandparents Day!

Well, this post has not even a whit about walking, or nature, but once a year I do honor this Hallmark-type holiday known as “National Grandparents Day” in spirit only, since my last grandparent passed away in 1986. That would … Continue reading

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It’s lovely weather for …

… Ducks! The past week’s weather here in Southeast Michigan has been anything but ducky … it’s been wacky and wet. The weather is akin to Baskin Robbins’ ice cream flavor of the month, as lately it seems like Mother … Continue reading

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Growing up to be a Canada Goose.

(It’s a work in progress and certainly not the Mother Goose story you grew up with.) Mama and Papa Goose swim … the goslings swim. Mama and Papa Goose graze … the goslings graze too. But, what happens when Mama … Continue reading

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Spring Bouquet! #Wordless Wednesday. #Be nice – no dandelions and violets for Mom!

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

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