Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Zoo in Spring

Wonderful day hiking the Zoo. And you know what made it really awesome? I was able to sit on the grass (with a view) while I had lunch – a nice change from huddling under a tree and rapidly inhaling … Continue reading

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Four days off?

A friend just suggested to me that we hike next Friday – in other words, a four-day weekend! Now there’s a radical thought! Do I dare take four whole days off? Is that my work ethic that is quietly (or … Continue reading

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Thursday in the rain

There is something very comforting and rather lovely about finishing work at 5 p.m. ( and finishing walking dogs and feeding ducks: in other words, I don’t have to go outside again) and listening to the pounding of the rain on … Continue reading

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Thoughts

When I walk my mind is such a rich tapestry of thoughts. Over and over I think, “This would make a great blog post!” And then, of course, I get back home, do some work, and completely forget all those … Continue reading

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The garden

The sun was shining this morning when Abby and I took our walk in the back 40: look at that green! Even a field of dandelions is beautiful! And speaking of beautiful: the potatoes, peas and first sowing of lettuce … Continue reading

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What?

Such a day! Who would think that a day of working would be so much busier than a day of work. First, walk Abby, then drop her off at the dog-sitters. Dash back home, cook some beans for dinner tonight, … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Sundays

Teh photo is from yesterday’s hike. Today, although I walked with Abby for almost three hours (in two bursts), it was far too wet to take my camera out. So – you know how the lyrics of the song go? … Continue reading

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Maple Bay in the Rain

What’s really wonderful about walking in the rain is coming home and getting into a hot vanilla-scented bubble bath (that and eating almost melted chocolate on the way home in the car). But back to the hike. I was determined to … Continue reading

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Owls?

It’s almost as much fun as hunting for gnome houses at Christmastime at Morrel Nature Sanctuary. Someone, in the last few weeks, has been putting faces in trees at Hemer Park: my friend says they are owls and I can see … Continue reading

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Barefoot

This is it then – bare feet! As far as weather goes, this is as good as it gets. Now if only it would hold out for Saturday (which the forecast says it will not). I can imagine nothing I … Continue reading

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