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Tuesday Musings.

I wish I could tell you that the small snow event we had Sunday was Winter’s last gasp.  But alas … the weather forecasters are all aflutter, while trying to firm up whether Opening Day will remain as scheduled for … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity.

I’m channeling Summery thoughts! So today I registered for my first 5K of 2019. I could have entitled this post “Great Expectations” because in 2018 I registered, and paid for, four 5Ks, but, because of funky weather on race day, … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just have to stop and smell …

… the roses,  as that old cliché tells us. But, for my furry friends … it is all about the peanuts. I feel badly I’ve not been to Council Point Park since last Sunday following my two River treks.  In … Continue reading

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Shiver on the River.

Well, I wish I could say I coined this title, but “Shiver on the River” is an annual event held the first Saturday in February here in Southeast Michigan.  Its purpose is to lure people to the Detroit River to … Continue reading

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Mid-day meandering with the munchkins.

I was determined to get down to Council Point Park today, so I waited until 1:00 p.m. to ensure the bulk of the icy patches on the sidewalks and streets had melted.  I looked outside, just prior to suiting up, … Continue reading

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Harry the Heron is hungry.

That’s because his favorite fishing hole is frozen over.  Here’s Harry’s dilemma:  does he search for thin ice and peck a hole into the surface of the ice-covered Creek to dip his long beak in and hopefully catch a fish?  … Continue reading

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The Ice-Cutter.

I am thankful this is the last weekend of Winter, not that it means that we have turned a corner or anything; no, it simply means we are two days away from the calendar proclaiming it as the “First Day … Continue reading

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