Category Archives: walking

Father’s Day 2022.

Time to fête the fathers in our life for their special day. My Mother’s Day post was all about Mama Goose – first, her nest brimming with eggs and then her five sweet goslings. How could I top that? And … Continue reading

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Monarchs can travel between 50-100 miles a day!  #Wordless Wednesday  #They leave me in the dust! #Nature Photography Day

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Goslings galore!

If one were to Google the word “gosling” they would discover a slew of images and the correct pronunciation and origin of that word – wow, a whopping 43,600,000 results in 0.47 seconds, plus Canadian actor Ryan Gosling’s smiling face! … Continue reading

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Art in the ‘hood #Wordless Wednesday  #Chalk Your Walk #Detroit Institute of Arts Inside/Outside 2022  #Graffiti at the Park

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Spring vibes at Council Point Park.

Spring took forever to get going. It was as if Winter begrudged Spring’s arrival – talk about pushback! We had fits and starts, cold and hot, rainy, windy – overall a crummy Spring. I loathe Winter, but a gentle launch … Continue reading

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Springy things in the ‘hood! #Wordless Wednesday #April showers bring May flowers.

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Memorial day 2022.

It’s Memorial Day, often dubbed “the Gateway to Summer” … but please don’t forget the real reason we commemorate, NOT celebrate, this day. I had photos and a narrative all ready to go about my local treks this Spring. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Run for the Trees 5K 2022.

This was my second time to participate in the virtual Run for the Trees 5K event, which was sponsored by the Bob Ross Inc. Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The premise was simple: participants chose any time … Continue reading

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Stockpiling sunshine and vitamin D.

Here in Southeast Michigan the sun was not around much in March, nor April and the first week of May was nothing special either. I’m convinced the Groundhog doomed us, not only for the six-week period after his February 2nd … Continue reading

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Harry the Heron goes fishing. #Wordless Wednesday #Watch his technique.

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