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Thursday, April 12, 2012

I took a trip to the post office this morning. On my way back I stopped at the local coffee house and then down by the lake to sit and relax some and enjoy the morning. As I sat there I noticed this sound, sort of a wet pat-pat-pat-pat. It took me a second to realized it was the ducks on the lake taking flight, their wings just slapping the top of the water as they stayed low. All I could do was smile. This beautiful sound of nature, that happens every day, something for some reason I have never noticed before in life. I started thinking of how many every day sounds that I, and I would guess many others just take for granted. The sounds of birds in the mornings, the peepers at night. Living in the city for most of my life many of these sounds were drowned out by the cars, music and general hustle bustle of the city. Moving away from it now I get the advantage to enjoy those great sounds of nature that I was lacking. I say to all those living in the city, get out to the country, or even a nice park, sit, and listen to all those sounds that have always been there. But, have just been forgotten. It's a beautiful way to spend a few minutes of your day.



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KTISFOCUSED 4/16/2012 1:46AM

    Don't we live in the best area? I am so loving spring with the birds returning and all the leaves coming back on the trees and the flowers starting to bloom. Your blog was a great reminder of the many blessings we have. Thanks for sharing.

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PEORIAPOLE 4/15/2012 10:53PM

    This is one of the reasons that I enjoy Geocaching, I never realized that nature was right in my neighborhood, Geocaching has taken me to amazing sites that I never knew existed.


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MPLANE37 4/12/2012 3:14PM

    You are right! Nothing like nature. And we too often forget that we are part of that very nature.

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HARPS57 4/12/2012 2:08PM

    Absolutely agree. I live in a big city but on the outskirts and am not far from great open spaces. We have wildlife visiting our garden and that too is a wonderful thing to experience. We have foxes regular, badgers now and again. Living not far from woods the birds sometimes fly down to our garden too. I remember hearing a very strange bird sound that I did not recognise and was absolutely thrilled to see a great spotted woodpecker on the grass.

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LRK4CHRIST 4/12/2012 12:33PM

    COOL! I agree with u. Sometimes just a little time away can really relax us all. Thx for sharing. Stay blessed!

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To blog or not to blog

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

That, is the question. I am currently trying to decide if I would rather do the video blog idea. Seems Like I haven't seen anyone with that yet, but then maybe I am just not looking in the right places. Decisions decisions....

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HARPS57 4/12/2012 2:02PM

    Video blog...oh nooo lol cant have everyone seeing me double chins wobbling around LOL emoticon

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Entry One

Monday, February 20, 2012

This is my first time blogging, ever. I have always thought about doing it before, but never had the drive to sit down and do it. I guess it took this new step in my life for me to finally decide to. Just as I took the step to decide to take control of my life. The way I eat. What I eat. How I go about my day to day business. To be lazy or not to be lazy. I am not a professional writer by any means (as you will see). My grammer will most likely suck. Without spell check this would most likely be a total, unreadable mess. But. in time I hope I do get better, at both the blogging, and the health.

This is just a short entry. I actually sat down this morning to write it but then the day got busy and now it's 10pm and here I am. As quickly as I start I will finish for the day. Bed calls, maybe some reading or 'Words with friends' before hand.


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HARPS57 4/12/2012 2:01PM

    We have to start someone, I remember being quite nervous at writing down my "thoughts" and felt a bit foolish, but now I could go on and on. Look forward to catching up with your other blogs.
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