Tag Archives: walking

What’s not to like about Autumn?

This trek to beautiful Elizabeth Park happened on November 6, 2021 and followed a rather meh trot around the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge earlier that morning. This island park is filled with hundreds of trees, Maples and Oaks mostly. … Continue reading

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Best foot forward on National Walking Day.  #Wordless Wednesday  #My abysmal 2022 stats: 234/1,256 mi; 377/2,022 km – UGH!

Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story.

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Leaves were falling, temps were falling, but …

… no raindrops or snowflakes were falling, so happily I set out to glean some steps, amass a ton of photos and simply enjoy myself. It was a perfect Autumn day and I aimed to make the most of it. … Continue reading

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A tale of two seasons.

It’s Saturday afternoon and, while I write this post, still another wintry mix lingers, translating to a missed walk for me and capping off a rainy and unsettled week. I can hear some songbirds, likely Sparrows, tucked in a neat … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue.

Since I began my nature treks in conjunction with this blog, the beautiful Canvasback Duck has remained on my annual “Birdie Bucket List” but a sighting of one has thus far eluded me. These beautiful ducks, usually just referred to … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather.

Hmm – do I dare churn out a few more posts on local waterfowl after two Mute Swan posts last week? Well, that is the plan until I FINALLY return to the remaining 2021 treks that were usurped by holiday … Continue reading

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Mingling with Mute Swans at Council Point Park.

Last Sunday I had big plans … not fun plans, but I had dawdled long enough in compiling the tax paperwork, so it was time to hunker down and get ‘er done.  So, I would walk to the Park, do … Continue reading

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Marching on in March #Wordless Wednesday #February weather woes

Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story.

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File February 2022 under “D” for “Disgruntled” (sigh).

It is fitting to end February’s fury, that began on Groundhog Day, with this, my last Winter post *… yes, I’m so done with this wicked month, if not the entire Winter season. I’m sure many of you agree. On … Continue reading

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Winter is for the birds …

… or maybe not. I was walking along the perimeter path at Council Point Park a few weeks ago. On that day, the City had neither plowed, nor salted, the walking path, even though they’ve been good about doing so … Continue reading

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