Category Archives: walking

Birds, bees, bunnies and buddies.

I know you’ve been clamoring for a post about Council Point Park, so here it is. Truth be told, it has been a little boring there. Sigh. Yes, I never thought I’d say that, but it’s true. Since the Park … Continue reading

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Gobsmacked by the Great Egret!

This pair of Mallard ducks was surprised to see the Great Egret wading in their territory. The drake’s beak was wide open as he gazed in wonderment at this intruder to “their” canal. Hmm – so, should they chase it … Continue reading

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This is how to cool off quickly!

We’re in the midst of a wicked heat wave – throughout the holiday weekend, temps sizzled like a firecracker. I hope we don’t need a whopper storm to break the heat. I visited Lake Erie Metropark a couple of weekends … Continue reading

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Excuse me … I’ll just be bold and ask: “did you bring me treats?”

Even more kindred souls walk amongst us … As promised, I have just a few more tales I’ve been collecting about animal/human interactions, like this story my friend Ann Marie shared with me recently. You may recall, I was appalled … Continue reading

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Kindred souls.

I often strike up a conversation with people at the various parks that I frequent, and, surprisingly, the topic of our conversation is NOT necessarily walking. In fact, I almost never talk about walking. It is more about what I … Continue reading

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I found the frogs!

As you know from Tuesday’s post, I went looking for frogs, known as Spring Peepers, in a small wooded area on Grosse Ile. On multiple park websites I follow, many hikers, who had trekked through various woodland trails in the … Continue reading

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A little birdie told me you have books here. #Wordless Wednesday #I see a birdie book, but it’s about lovebirds.

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

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Bogs, logs and frogs.

I headed to Grosse Ile on Sunday, May 3rd knowing it would most likely be the last trek on the Island this year, since the Grosse Ile free bridge was slated to close on May 6th and not re-open until … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Parenting Faux Pas.

I believe I’ve witnessed a few parenting faux pas and I want to write about them in this forum. Ahem – I should probably make the disclaimer here that I’ve never been a parent. Well, I’ve been a pet parent … Continue reading

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Cottontail and Cotton-y trail.

It’s THAT time of year in Michigan. The Poplar trees, a/k/a Cottonwood trees, are at it again, dispensing wisps of white fluffy stuff all around the neighborhood. Just like clockwork, every Spring, after pollination has taken place, the white and … Continue reading

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