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Friday Frivolity.

Mother Nature has been a bit of a drama queen lately. Perhaps my favorite meteorologist, Paul Gross, said it best in the first line of today’s forecast: DETROIT – Last night’s cold front sure created some weather whiplash. He’s right … Continue reading

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Season’s Eatings.

I originally planned for this post to appear on December 25th.  I wanted to use Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s quote about the joy of Christmas bells, which goes like this: I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun with my furry and feathered friends.

It’s a good thing it was beautiful and sunny yesterday, because it sure made up for this morning’s blustery and bone-chilling 18 degree-wind chill and very gray sky.  But all was not lost in today’s dull and dreary day, because … Continue reading

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Season’s Eatings.

Summertime:  the weather is hot and the eatin’ is good. Here in my part of town, if you’re going to splurge calorie-wise, or money wise to have a sweet frozen treat, the best place to go is Calder’s Dairy or … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Birdie(s).

It is time to bid the robin babies at Council Point Park a fond adieu. This last month I’ve had a flurry of blog posts about babies – robins, goslings and even ducklings.  The last group of robin chicks I’ve … Continue reading

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Those lazy-hazy-crazy days of Summer are happenin’.

  Today’s weather was just like Nat King Cole crooned about back in the day … yes, those lazy-hazy-crazy days of Summer.  If you’ve never heard the song, here it is:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOV96BCAvZc It doesn’t matter that we’ve not turned the … Continue reading

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Yes, I am a bleeding heart.

For as long as I can remember, I have had a soft spot in my heart for animals.  It was more than just a childish love of the family pets who came in and out of my life.  When asked … Continue reading

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