Tag Archives: holiday

The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker ….

I’m sure lots of prep went into your Thanksgiving feast, even before today and, whether it was bopping from store to store, or simply from aisle to aisle … food, glorious food, was and is top of mind today. And, … Continue reading

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Roaming the Riverfront.

Back on January 22nd, on a snow-free, but frosty morning, as I layered up to head outside, I got a crazy notion that it might be fun to visit all the shoreline parks along the Detroit River. I knew the … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July 2022!

I know I keep bemoaning the fact that once upon a time we used to have four distinct seasons. Summer began sometime in June, not necessarily on the day the calendar said it was so. Nowadays, the seasons are colliding, … Continue reading

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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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Easter Greetings 2022.

In a perfect world, the photo shoot for my Easter blog post would find me, Your Roving Reporter, tripping down the perimeter path, clutching onto a brightly colored, beribboned wicker basket and doling out treats to my furry and feathered … Continue reading

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The Locket.

My annual Valentine’s Day post is usually brimming with images of spoiled-rotten squirrels scurrying around and devouring heart-shaped treats, but this year I decided I’d do something different. I’ve mentioned before that my late mother’s birthday was Valentine’s Day – … Continue reading

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Treats for the Sweets.

The trek to deliver Valentine treats for the Park sweeties for my Valentine’s Day blog post actually happened three weeks ago, on Saturday, January 23rd. It’s Wintertime in Michigan and you never know what the weather will be, so I … Continue reading

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It won’t be long now …

We’ve all gathered together to send some holiday cheer.We sure need it after 2020 – whew, what a horrible year! Today Linda told us that we must look extra cute.‘Cuz tonight we await the big man in the red suit. … Continue reading

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Pure adoration.

Whether the above Mallards are mates, best buds, or just pals sharing a quiet moment, I chose the pair for my annual Sweetest Day post. I took these two photos during my September 5th meander at Lake Erie Metropark. Both … Continue reading

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Walk the walk!

Labor Day weekend has a special significance for me … at least since 2011. On the Friday before the long holiday, September 2, 2011, I began my walking regimen. I dusted off a pair of walking shoes that had reposed … Continue reading

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