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Laugh and the World Laughs With You...

Before I get to my hike from a few weeks ago, I'd like to post these thoughts...

1]  ...duh, y'think?

2]  ...they went that'a way! No...they went that'a way!!

3]  ...can you see 'em now?
[hint: fish and turtle! Bird is obvious!!]

4]  ...Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls - Step right up, step right up. Watch the amazing, the daring, never before seen FEET of Sandy the Piper's broad jump.

5]  ...this one made no SCENTS!

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Now then, my hike:

It was a new, but all too short trail head. The trail is called Bear Creek. I saw no bears, nor creeks except for stagnant water in a drainage ditch. But the walkway was nice, level, clean and lots of curves to keep the momentum up and distance markers here and there to the end, where there is a turn-around to reverse your direction and return to the beginning:

NOTE: This will be my last blog post until after Thanksgiving. May all who celebrate the season, be sure you have a safe, wonderful time with family, friends and good food. I will take the time here to tell you all how thankful I am of YOU, and America. Be blessed until next time!!!
~Love, Anni


  1. What great camouflage photos! I think I found the fish!
    You always inspire me with your walks. We have a few places here in Irving but I haven’t been faithful in walking everyday for some time now. I.must.start.again.
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  2. Hello, the turtle does blend in well. Fish? Great photos. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  3. The feet on this bird!! A sandpiper? I have never seen their feet, because they are always under the muck and water. That first sign! I have a recurring dream that I am driving along, and all of a sudden there is a river and I drive in and drown. I shall try to insert this sign into my dream! I hope you have a truly wonderful holiday with family, friends, and love. I will miss you!

  4. since you will be off line, my TG post is saying how much you all mean to me and how happy your friendship and sharing of daily life makes me. I got a few laughs out of your photos today and the one with the yellow legs broad jump was the best. love it... I like when the trails are marked how far we have been. enjoy your TG day and Happy Thanksgivng. if you travel, I wish you save travels there and back

  5. Wonderful uplifting post for the holiday, Anni. I am sending you back your wishes for a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving. Have a happy blog break, but I'll be looking forward to "seeing" your face again here soon. :-)

  6. Thanks for lift of spirits... I have moved, and I have been having trouble finding a hot spot but problem settled... Most think I am Mr. B.... but I am actually Ms B though I prefer not to make an issue of it. When I first started blogging everyone thought I was Mr. so I let it ride.... Now you know :)

  7. Thank you for bringing colorful and educational enrichment to my life across the miles. I wish you a happy and joyful season of Thanksgiving and await your return from your break.

  8. Delightful post from start to finish. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving

  9. Happy Thanksgiving Anni! I always enjoy your photos, and this batch had some good commentary too!

  10. I like that sign. You would think some people would realize that the sidewalk ends there, but no....

  11. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with those you love.

  12. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Anni!

  13. Enjoy your thanks giving day! Beautiful birds!

  14. Oh, the sign is too funny! Love the wide open trails at Bear Creek. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving, Anni! xx K

  15. duh the sign lol. I like your turtle, so blends in. The bird walking is such a great shot. Then the bird looking around at the fish. Funny captions...Pretty place to hike. Happy Thanksgiving Ann!

  16. Ha great sign stating the bleedin' obvious! Happy Thanksgiving.
    Wren x

  17. Hello
    I like the little stories before your hike!
    Your hike was beutiful, very nice!
    Have a nice day!

  18. I have so much to be thankful for and one of them is the walks I get to take with you through your beautiful pictures. Have a nice Thanksgiving.

  19. I am all over any hike on any trail!! I hope that you had a great Thanksgiving!!