Tag Archives: walk in the park

A heron amongst the geese

Yesterday I walked again–first time in a week. While I have done my best to stay active here at home, working in the yard and house, the afternoon thunderstorms have kept me out of the park. Yesterday I finished up … Continue reading

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Rain, cooler temperatures, more rain, and meditations from the dock

Rain is currently abundant here and cooling things off in some welcome relief from the heat. After the rain let up yesterday, I took the opportunity for a cooler walk. Almost all the way around the lake, and the geese … Continue reading

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On being productive and meat and potatoes

Yesterday was a very productive day for me. I made major progress on decluttering and cleaning and packing. My kitchen counter bar is once again uncluttered. My desk is partially uncluttered, and the recycle bag is full. I headed off … Continue reading

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Not Lake Michigan walk

While Betty and Dan cooled off at Lake Michigan, Katie is getting ready for the beach, and Jane and Rich are off on yet the third great adventure this month with a landing in Iceland prior to heading on to … Continue reading

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Why I sometimes see things others don’t…

Not long ago, I posted about this sculpture, which to me looked like a dancer with ocean waves and a bird soaring overhead. On a recent return to the park, I approached the sculpture from the opposite side, and fish … Continue reading

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Another look at Listen: Chris Wubbena

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O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

Yesterday was Canada Day for those north of the US border. In honour of Anne Marie, I visited the Canadian geese who hang out in Lamar Park and swim in Lake Patsy.

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Another mystery sculpture: Which way?

On my rainy day walk through Lamar Park, the other sculpture I had not yet photographed beckoned me over. The plaque identifying the sculptor and the name of the piece was missing. As you look at the photographs from a … Continue reading

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Broad shoulder blue boy

After I finished the loop around Lake Patsy on my walk in the rain Sunday, I was feeling invigorated enough to keep going. I had decided to finish photographing sculptures in the park and on a cool and overcast day, … Continue reading

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Monday morning update

Breaking news…from yesterday. We watched the University of Mississippi’s baseball team win the College World Series last night. Wow, what a game that was! All you could see in the stands were a flood of red, blue, baby blue, and … Continue reading

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