Category Archives: walking

If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!

We all enjoy a good chuckle from social media memes, tee-shirts … even bumper snickers. I’ve seen the expression used today in my headline countless times. It claims to have Southern origins as early as 1850 – 1900 and was … Continue reading

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My Little Chickadee. #Wordless Wednesday #Black-capped Chickadee

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How to wrangle a fish.

Eight years ago today I discovered Council Point Park. In a prior post recognizing this date, I called it “serendipity” since what is amazing to me is this venue, established in 1994, is merely a mile from my home. This … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2021.

“The earth laughs in flowers.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson. I have always loved this quote. In a four-season state, there is nothing like the early Spring flowers poking their heads through the still-frozen soil and reaching toward the sun. So, when … Continue reading

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Busy as a ….? #Wordless Wednesday #This eager beaver has sharp teeth!

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The Breakfast Club (no, it’s not what you’d think).

My walking regimen not only benefits my health and gives me a year-end goal to strive for, but, as you know, I am a soft touch for those furry and feathered friends at Council Point Park. When I first started … Continue reading

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Vintage Stuff. #Wordless Wednesday #Hey, I remember these things … am I that old?

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When you can’t see the forest for the trees.

I’ve mentioned before I use Facebook to follow a handful of local parks I routinely frequent. In early March, Matt Richardson, (one of the two naturalists that regularly post info and videos about various Wayne County parks), featured Elizabeth Park, … Continue reading

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Spring reflections.

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest … Continue reading

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Goose steps or people steps – what’s the dif? #Wordless Wednesday #National Walking Day (280/1,256 mi./450/2,021 km. for me in 2021)

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