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~9/11/2018 * Patriots' Day




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.



Lastly
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

19 comments :

  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!

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

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  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!

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  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

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  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. :-)

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  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 :)

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  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.

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

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

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

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  11. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with those you love.

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  12. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Anni!

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  13. Enjoy your thanks giving day! Beautiful birds!

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

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  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!

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

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

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  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.

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

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