Tag Archives: Trees

Run for the Trees 5K 2022.

This was my second time to participate in the virtual Run for the Trees 5K event, which was sponsored by the Bob Ross Inc. Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The premise was simple: participants chose any time … Continue reading

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Into the forest and through the trees ….

Long before Spring arrived, I scheduled myself for three virtual 5K events to take place during this season. To date, I’ve completed two of them and have up to June 15th to do my Fishes & Loaves 5K, which event … Continue reading

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It’s Arbor Day –so why dontcha hug a tree?

On my recent jaunts through the neighborhood, I can’t help but notice something new and different on many of the trees. There are odd new appendages that don’t look like bark, branches or buds … nor are they bugs or … Continue reading

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Made in the shade.

I remember hearing this expression when I was a youngster – my parents would say “oh ya, they’re doin’ great – they’ve got it made in the shade now.”  I’ll bet it was an expression that a beatnik like Maynard … Continue reading

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Leaf Peepin’ – Part I.

I’m sure last weekend was the primo time for viewing the Fall foliage here in my neck of the woods, but it was a rainy and dismal-looking pair of days.  This morning I decided I had best get going to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Musings.

Mayday!  Mayday!   Spring is missing?  Where did it go? We zoomed from our chilly Spring weather to a whopping, summery-feeling 85 degrees – whew!  The weatherman said it was the first time we hit a temperature of 85 since October … Continue reading

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