Category Archives: walk

Returning to my roots, er … routes.

During the one-month period of time when Council Point Park was closed by the Mayor of our City, I tried to vary my walking routes. I wanted the steps, but didn’t want to get bored with the routine. Some days … Continue reading

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A riot of color …

[No, it’s not what you think, but the expression “a riot of color” is apropos to these colorful blooms amidst the bleak days we are muddling through now, between the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder.] Not … Continue reading

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Yay!! Council Point Park is open again!

There’s nothing stopping us walkers now! I breathed a sigh of relief and was grateful when it was announced on local social media that Council Point Park would re-open on June 2nd. The re-opening might have been in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Sign(s) of the times in SE Michigan. #Wordless Wednesday. P.S. – Our 70-day lockdown is now over.

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

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Friday Frivolity.

I thought I’d dust off my Friday Frivolity feature to share a few thoughts about birdies and bandanas that have been rumbling around in my brain while I’ve been rambling around the ‘hood. It is also a chance to bemoan … 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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Loosey goosies

This is part two of my trip to BASF Waterfront Park last Saturday. It’s a short and sweet post about the various families of Canada Geese I saw on my morning stroll. The geese and goslings were the highlight of … 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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The COVID-19 road has been rocky. #Wordless Wednesday. #Local kids are sharin’ the love!

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

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On your mark, …

… GET SET, … … GO!!! Last Saturday I spent a delightful morning at Heritage Park. Those of you that have been following my blog for a while, know there is always something to see and write about when I … Continue reading

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