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Need more Saturdays
Saturday, February 18, 2017      5 comments

The last month has been an especially busy time at work as I was forewarned it would be. I come home mentally worn out. In addition, I'm temporarily working on Sundays and Wed evenings. Saturdays are now my do everything days so my weekend park... Read more
It's Fabulous February
Thursday, February 02, 2017      5 comments

Because... A pair of pants I bought in November fit nicely then, but are noticeably looser now. I'm hoping for them to get too loose to decently wear. I've kept up with the stationary bike and treadmills in the gym at work and for thi... Read more
What's working
Saturday, January 28, 2017      8 comments

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Happy Hump Day
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      3 comments

I feel so much better than I did the last two days after a night of insomnia and then badly oversleeping yesterday. Today I woke up just before my alarm, felt rested, and didn't have to rush. The cats were happier too that they got their canne... Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      4 comments

Made colcanon, roasted veggies, coconut sweet potatoes, and slow cooker chicken over the weekend, great food for cooler weather. Park #119. Eagle Scout Park in Dunedin on Sunday. How did I overlook that one? It has a picnic shelter, tenn... Read more
Sableness's safety tips for walking alone in parks
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      4 comments

Not in any particular order, but I thought about these after texting husband today to tell him where I was: 1. Let someone know where you are. I don't always know where I'm going when I set out, so it's important for me to let someone know... Read more
Lunchtime flora and fauna
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      4 comments

118. John C Bonner Park yesterday - pond full of turtles. They looked so funny lined up on a palm tree trunk overhanging the water. Today I went to a new part of a park I've been to before. I ate my lunch on a bench by the lake and saw d... Read more
Closing out 2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016      7 comments

"Podria haber sido peor" is the repeated refrain throughout a children's Spanish story husband and I read about the misadventures of Ratoncito (Little Mouse). It means it could have been worse. In 2016 I lost my job, but I got a new o... Read more
Christmas dinner
Sunday, December 25, 2016      6 comments

Just me and husband this year so we had Deluxe shrimp and grits casserole: stone ground grits cooked in fat free half and half, shrimp, bacon bits, peppers, green onions, shredded Swiss and Gruyere Fresh cranberry relish: chopped cra... Read more
More parks and busy week
Saturday, December 24, 2016      3 comments

114. Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve - never knew this lovely little park was there. Nice boardwalks through the mangroves and saw a green-backed heron 115. Kolb Park - took a little hunting; mostly playground and one picnic shelter ... Read more
Today's good things
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      4 comments

Massage at work - ahhh Coworker who makes coffee before I get there Fun but low key office party Two more days till winter break... Read more
Funny thing seen at park
Monday, December 12, 2016      4 comments

You just never know what you're going to see. I stopped at a trail crossing and saw a gray-haired man on a unicycle going by--while playing a ukeleli! 112. Walsingham Park. Besides unicycling uke player, I also saw white water lilies, a ... Read more
Weekend's parks
Sunday, December 11, 2016      2 comments

105. Crescent Lake Park 106. Flora Wylie Park 107. Elva Rouse Park 108. Grizzella Kopsick Palm Arboretum (in the middle of two parks) 109. North Shore Park 110. Vinoy Park 111. Allendale Park I intended to go to two of t... Read more
Plodding is not a bad thing
Friday, December 02, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday was a low energy day, but I did two good things for myself: I spent a break in the gym on a stationary bike and went for a 15 min walk over lunch in another new to me park. I did pretty well on the bike and have been upping my speed,... Read more
More parks
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      5 comments

Two years ago, I made a project of walking in 100 different parks between Dec-May. I did it and found many new-to-me parks in the process. I was fortunate to work within lunchtime distance of nearly 20 parks from little city parks to a couple ... Read more

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