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Three times is NOT a charm!

Sunday, August 25, 2013

We tried to bike to the northern trailhead of the Katy Trail and still have not made it. The first time we tried, we ran through a patch of deadly invisible thorn and ended up having to hitch a ride back to our car. The second time we tried, the trail was clocked by tons (and I mean it literally) of hard, blackish sludge that was deposited when the Mo river flooded over the trail. Yesterday, I just couldn't make it the last 5 miles. (In my defense, I had been at work until 12 midnight the following night and we had to shop for a family barbeque. I was just beat!.)

Today we are headed in a different direction. We are starting at the MO Botanical Garden (Shaw's Garden). The garden is open to walkers before it's open to the general public, and hubby and I plan to do some power walking. There is a multi-cultural festival and Tower Grove Park, so we'll visit it if the hot weather doesn't kick the air out of our sails.

Have a great Sunday! What are you doing for fun?

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FISHINGLADY66 8/26/2013 10:55AM

    Never give up on the Katy Trail. Someday you'll make it.
We went to our lake and it got too hot to fish.

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PEGGYO 8/26/2013 8:05AM

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 8/25/2013 2:15PM

    Enjoy the show, it sounds wonderful!

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KATTREE 8/25/2013 2:12PM

    the Botanical gardens sound like an ideal place to walk. emoticon

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STLOUISWOMAN 8/25/2013 2:03PM

    Sorry you haven't been able to do the Katy trail, but at least St. Louis does have lots of interest alternatives.
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KKKAREN 8/25/2013 8:43AM

    Have fun on your walk today!

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