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Wordless Wednesday – kind of

A few blogs that I follow do a “Wordless Wednesday” post each week. These authors post an image (ideally one they have taken themselves) – but nothing more. As I have been sitting in front of a computer, staring at … Continue reading

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Hi there.

The weather today was stunning.  The morning air was crisp and light, the sky was beautifully blue and decorated with puffy white clouds, the grass and trees were a dark summer green, and the sun illuminated the whole works under … Continue reading

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Mighty Monday Mural

Today yielded yet another interesting experience from the downtown scene.  This is Week #3 for this type of a start-of-the-week entry; first it was the candy bar (which is still on the ledge!), then it was a pretty sneaky (read: … Continue reading

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A beautiful day for car repair

As I made my way through the neighborhood today, I noticed a man standing beside a car in a driveway. The man was wearing over-sized white mittens on his hands; I assumed perhaps they were the latest ‘as-seen-on-tv’ type of … Continue reading

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Come together

Tonight is Night To Unite (formerly National Night Out) – an evening where neighbors gather together in an effort to get to know one another better.  The short-term goal of the night is to socialize, have fun, and learn more … Continue reading

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Making the best of it

A little over a month ago I wrote about how the city favorably responded to an unfortunate situation; namely, the removal of a certain kind of tree in all public spaces (due to an insect infestation). The beetle the city … Continue reading

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Kid logic

Seven boys, around nine or ten years old, were on a water break from practicing baseball.  As I walked past the group, I saw one of the kids swatting at a bee.  The appearance of the insect prompted the querying … Continue reading

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More monsters

A week ago I shared a picture of a monster salad – literally.  (Thanks again Joanna!)  As I took a walk this afternoon, I saw two more monsters, in two rather unexpected places: Do you see them?  While these images … Continue reading

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New knee ladies

For whatever reason, random people love to talk to me.  My mom possesses this trait as well – and as a child it drove me crazy.  When I was a kid my mom and I could be in the grocery … Continue reading

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A simple poem for a simple day

A walk around a city lake with a friend talking about the “big” things in life: birth, and death, and love yet enjoying the little things in life: the breeze and the waves, the kids and the pups. The rain … Continue reading

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