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the greatest moon in the world. (tribute!)

Friday, May 24, 2013

Did anyone catch that moon last night? It caught me out in it while I was walking. So lovely.


*note: This is not the moon i saw last night, it is just a tribute.

  
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HICKOK-HALEY 6/5/2013 6:34AM

    Funny, the Moon I saw had a Wolf in it. emoticon

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ELVISINTHEHOUSE 5/25/2013 4:35AM

    Went to the grocery store tonight (Fri.) and when I came out there was that gorgeous moon shining down on me. I just sat in the car for about five minutes enjoying.

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LYNNIERN 5/24/2013 9:11PM

    So wierd that you posted an exact copy of the moon I saw lost night! LOL Must have just been local to STL.
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CAT-IN-CJ 5/24/2013 12:51PM

    We are surrounded by a forest of trees, with a bit of clearing on the Southeast side. When the moon is bright as it was last night, it casts awesome shadows . . . Sometimes, if I wake up during the night, I'll spend a few minutes looking out the big windows, enjoying the moon shadows.

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DONNABRIGHT 5/24/2013 10:12AM

    Cloudy here, too!

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FIT4MEIN2013 5/24/2013 10:03AM

    Hmmm..where was I? Oh! The cloud cover was too heavy to see it. So sorry to have missed it; it sounds lovely.

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TWEETYKC00 5/24/2013 9:05AM

    SWEET!

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KALIGIRL 5/24/2013 8:17AM

    Yes - it was fabulous!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/24/2013 7:34AM

    We had clouds most of the night.

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KMICHA 5/24/2013 7:20AM

    Yes . . . it was beautiful!!!

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ELRIDDICK 5/24/2013 7:16AM

  Yes!!

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ELVISINTHEHOUSE 5/24/2013 7:10AM

    I'm one of those people who can become mesmerized by the moon. I've been known to pull the car over just to gaze at it for awhile. I'm sorry I missed seeing it last night. Love your tribute!


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what happens in the garden

Sunday, May 12, 2013

"TBSnooz/Breaking News:

Veg-Evac personnel were dispatched early this morning to an undisclosed garden near Austin after receiving this call on the emergency line: "Git here nayow! Mah veggies'r diyd! mah purr purr veggies...Ah saw'r it with mah own ayes! They just lept right out of the sole and threw themself right thar' on the grayound! Thar's exes awn ther ayes ther diyd ah kintell. Noooo!"

Upon arrival at the scene the emergency personnel became suspicious of the owner of the garden not only because they couldn't pin down their accent, but because the plants appeared to have been sheared off at the soil line. When the authorities arrived they discovered a dull sharpie and a sharp pair of dull scissors on they-who-must-not-be-sane and issued the following statement: "These were bought locally."

They are still baffled over the accent.

This has been a TBSnooz breaking news alert. And remember: "TBS - for your Total BS"

  
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DONNABRIGHT 5/18/2013 8:36PM

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LYNNIERN 5/17/2013 11:34PM

    emoticon I was already to post your bail for the veggicide!

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CAT-IN-CJ 5/13/2013 5:27PM

    Well, that sort of goes along with the headlines of the smoke jumpers who were dropping out of a plane to fight a wild fire and landed in the middle of a mexican cartel's major pot farm . . . .

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KALIGIRL 5/13/2013 9:11AM

    Takes all kinds....

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LESLIE_2B_LESS 5/13/2013 12:02AM

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DETERMINEDJANET 5/12/2013 10:25PM

    Silliness abounds....

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FIT4MEIN2013 5/12/2013 6:40PM

    Cute!! emoticon

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TWEETYKC00 5/12/2013 2:40PM

    oh no not the garden!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/12/2013 1:43PM

    LOL!!

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it's a good day

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Need to use up some of this energy. My S-iH disorder is acting up today (sunlight induced hyperactivity) i might have to go into a dark room and calm down.
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So I have a bunch of exercise planned for today. Running along to a podcast called begintervals is one.
I made up a bunch of routes through my neighborhood yesterday (and named them)
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emoticon There is a one miler called Lightning Loop : short and fast around the block.
emoticon A 2 miler called the Triple Duple (aka Turtle): it's 2 uphills and 2 downhills and 2 miles of course.
emoticonAnd a 4 miler called the Quatrain Crossing (aka Frogger) - I cross to the "other side of the tracks" and have to come up with a poem in my head by the time I get back.
emoticon I am looking forward to this one.

Anyway, my goal is to walk each of my routes at least once today that will be uh... (counting fingers) 7 miles total.

Beautiful day have a great one! I had the flowers out with me this morning doing sun stretches. :)


wow! thank goodness for spell check, but I can't believe that "Frogger" wasn't in the dictionary...

  
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STRESS80 5/12/2013 11:17PM

    very cute blog and a great plan for walking emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NOTSPEEDY 5/12/2013 12:10AM

    Love that you named your routes. I think I'm going to be a copy-cat smile. Good luck on the challenge.

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DETERMINEDJANET 5/11/2013 11:16PM

    Fun idea naming your routes!

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FIT4MEIN2013 5/11/2013 8:28PM

    I love your route names!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/11/2013 7:59PM

    Sounds awesome!

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HICKOK-HALEY 5/11/2013 7:49PM

    Love your flowers. Nice they are water resistant. Have fun with your loops, and I would love to hear the poem.

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LYNNIERN 5/11/2013 6:12PM

    Love the names you given your routes!! Good luck with your exercise today. You've inspired me. I was thinking about your 7 miles that you are going to do and it seems a little overwhelming, (well for me it would be anyway). However, if I walked the dog 3 mi in the morning; walked a mile at lunch and then walked the dog 2 miles in the evening it's not so overwhelming.

PLUS...that will be about 16,059 steps for me and won't my FitBit to be super happy.

Thanks for Sparking me with that inspiration!!

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TWEETYKC00 5/11/2013 12:49PM

    Cool beans that you have such sweet dork names for your routes! Enjoy your day!

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DONNABRIGHT 5/11/2013 12:47PM

    Love your names and wow - 7 miles!

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KELLIEBEAN 5/11/2013 12:33PM

    That is so cool at you name your routes.

Happy walking today!

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happy cinco de mayo!

Sunday, May 05, 2013



Join in the fun at an ocean near you! The whale you save might save your life one day. It could happen.

  
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MAW_OH 5/5/2013 12:14PM

    Happy Cinco de mayo to you, too!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/5/2013 11:29AM

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on a roll

Sunday, April 28, 2013

I met all of my goals for yesterday!

Mindful eating for one meal
Stay within calorie range
40 minutes dog walk (+10 bonus minutes)
9 cups of water

For today it is all of the above plus:

Begintervals2
Squats/situps/pushups
10 minutes stretches

I weighed in this morning and I am down 1.2 pounds from last week. I wasn't great about staying within calorie range all week, but I am definitely eating less than before. Combine that with the extra activity I have been doing = weight loss.

Look out! This is how i roll.

  
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KALIGIRL 4/29/2013 8:44AM

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BIGPAWSUP 4/28/2013 12:18PM

    Awesome! Congrats on the loss!

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