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Almost Wordless Wednesday

Wildlife on this evening’s swamp walk:  two alligators (click link to see one of them), a barred owl, a bald eagle (!) and plenty of frogs and birds calling.  Lightning bugs, dragonflies and mosquitoes too! Advertisements

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Stillness Sundays- Crosby Arboretum

I hadn’t been here in ages and had forgotten how beautiful it is. The Crosby Arboretum, a natural area in Picauyne, Mississippi was the perfect place for a springtime walk over the Easter weekend. The Arboretum, managed by the Mississippi … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays – glimpses of summer

I took a walk at dusk today to go see the egrets.  Several couples are still putting finishing touches on their nests.  Dads-to-be proudly fly in twigs to add to the masterpieces.  It was too dark for photos, but I … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays – full moon walk

This is one of my favorite things to do.  Modify for your own location and give it a try! Gather some goodies, like wine and yummy crackers and cheese and chocolate and other treats, toss it all in a backpack … Continue reading

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Stillness Sunday – walking, meticulousness, and sycamore appreciation

Here’s a good way to begin a Stillness Sunday:  Take a long walk with a good friend.  Laugh and talk and catch up as the miles go by.  Hatch crazy plans. Admire other people’s dogs.  That’s how I started the … Continue reading

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Nighttime in the neighborhood

I’ll start with this great Simon artwork that I saw through a window on the walk home last night.  Hopefully for luck as today’s game is still in progress. And I’ll end with this pretty sugarplum themed house. I’m a … Continue reading

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Gratitude, part II

where I will sort of list the bigger things . . . I’m grateful for walks in the woods with my sweetheart.  Especially when they involve a cypress forest on a warm December day. This picture of gumbo will be … Continue reading

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