Category Archives: nature

flight path

Absolutely spectacular day here yesterday. The temperature soared up to near 50 degrees, with blue, blue skies lavishing the scenery. Too good not to be out in it. I ventured out this time to a town with which I am … Continue reading

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hey, it’s a start anyway

New Year’s Eve day we had reports of a snowstorm moving in. So, that morning, I am happy to say that I did get out and on the move, hoping to beat the storm. During the first mile, I began … Continue reading

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journeys

geese I hear them coming over the tops of trees I begin to see them the long, trailing vee so high wings waving over the silent snow I lift my hand toward them I wish you well, wise ones more … Continue reading

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solstice

So, it turns out tomorrow is not only the Winter Solstice, it’s also the time of a full moon – the Long Night Moon – as well a meteor shower (Ursid). Ok, that’s pretty cool. Seems like there ought to … Continue reading

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just noticing

Many thanks to CalmKate at Aroused  for providing me with the inspiration for a wonderful exploration. Her Friday photo prompt, “Leaves,” could have been satisfied with some of the autumn leaves I captured earlier in the season, but I decided … Continue reading

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winter challenges: food and running

All summer long, salad sat at the center of my eating patterns. I mean, you can pretty much throw anything in a salad, after all, and it works. It’s nutritious and tastes great. Summer did not involve a whole lot … Continue reading

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storm warnings

After our balmy weekend temperatures in the 40’s, the snow had all but disappeared. Mother Nature has taken care of that overnight, laying a blanket of snow on everything. Still, as I peer out into the early morning darkness, it … Continue reading

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