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Turning point

I ventured out the other day for another of my daily ‘get fit lose weight’ type walks that, in all honesty probably only occurs once or twice a week…you know how it is :) So with my recycled Gatorade bottle filled with chlorinated water   in one hand and my American I-phone, which functions only as a camera now due to crafty marketing by Verizon not to allow Sim cards in their Cell Phones so you can not change providers, I set off on my adventure.It was a lovely day, the rain had eased and yet with the rain a certain freshness and renewal had filled the air. 391 more words


Vital Parts discovered under dark freeway bridge.

There’s some fascinating public art in Mission Valley that few people see. It’s located in the deep shadows beneath Interstate 8 where the freeway passes over Hotel Circle. 227 more words

Over The Frozen River To Fetch A Beer

It truly was a rough week, Modern Philosophers, as you can tell from the photo, and I was determined to get the weekend off on an entirely different foot. 465 more words


Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

Last Saturday, my kiddos and I ventured to Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Hillsboro, OR. My oldest son wanted to go back after having a field trip there so I thought why not. 230 more words


Wabash Trace hiking

I’m on a roll, another long hike on the Wabash Trace in five days. I was going to go yesterday but things got in the way and I’m glad I didn’t as it was cold and rainy, even a little slushy snow. 685 more words


A mail carrier told me he wears out a pair of shoes in 6 months. He said the standard issue shoes from the post office weren’t all that great so he buys his own. 59 more words

Short Thoughts


just before sundown

walking with a dragonfly

my sole companion