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Duck, duck goose.

They’re back and they’re bringing a bit of normalcy in this topsy-turvy 2020 world. It’s been awhile since I wrote about any waterfowl at Council Point Park. On May 1st I had a nature extravaganza with Harry the Heron, some … Continue reading

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Growing up to be a Canada Goose.

(It’s a work in progress and certainly not the Mother Goose story you grew up with.) Mama and Papa Goose swim … the goslings swim. Mama and Papa Goose graze … the goslings graze too. But, what happens when Mama … Continue reading

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Mama’s munchkins.

As Mother’s Day nears, I am always happy to discover at least one pair of Canada Geese and their brand-new goslings to spotlight for Mother’s Day weekend. I’ve generally been pretty lucky to get a few shots for that special … Continue reading

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Primping for Spring’s arrival.

Today is the first day of Spring! The arrival of Spring with its balmy temps plus teensy shoots and delicate blooms making their annual debut, is always a delight in a four-season state. Midwesterners wistfully long for Spring deep in … Continue reading

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Cuddle Alert!

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend, so I will squeeze in one more post for this Hallmark holiday. I wish I could say I coined the phrase “Cuddle Alert” for those frosty and frigid mid-Winter nights here in Southeast Michigan; no, it … Continue reading

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Spring Fling!

I usually write a post entitled “Spring Fling” which is that first glorious day that I return home from walking with my coat undone, or even carrying it and my bare head uncovered after many months. Last Sunday, we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Oh nuts!!! There is a new …

… peanut eater in town!! On Saturday, December 28th I headed to two parks to wind down the last of my long weekend treks for 2019. As I was walking through the parking lot to start on the perimeter path, … Continue reading

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Have you put a bow on your Christmas prep yet?

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season barely gives most people a minute to catch their breath. That is why the many memes “keep calm and put a bow on it” are always trending on social media this time … Continue reading

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The mirror doesn’t lie.

I rushed home after walking for over four hours … no it wasn’t that second cup of coffee I had before I set out later than usual, as I awaited the thermometer to nudge higher than 27 degrees F/-2 C. … Continue reading

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Purposeful strides.

Look at this Canada Goose go!  You’d think he had a walking goal with all those purposeful goose steps he’s taking.  He was pretty funny to watch while he was stomping along and it reminded me of being a kid … Continue reading

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