Thursday Travels: Leaving the Glasgow Lakes Look-Off Trail

(8 June 2012.  Glasgow Lakes Look-Off Trail.  Cape Breton Highlands National Park.  Nova Scotia.)

(8 June 2012. Glasgow Lakes Look-Off Trail. Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Nova Scotia.)

Now that we’ve had a little rest on that rock just to the right, it’s time to make our way back.  We have other trails to hike since this one turned out to be under water.

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Because I want to live in a bookstore

I’ve always wanted to live in a bookstore, especially the big, rambling kind like the Book Loft which has 32 rooms of books, and you’re led from one room to the next as if following a bird or a butterfly.  Or the Book Barn in Chester County, Pennsylvania where I swear you can get lost and it might be years before they find you again.  I exaggerate a little, but it is a wonderful place to ramble and browse.

Since I don’t live in a bookstore and it’s unlikely I’ll live in a bookstore, I have to settle for liking videos such as the one I brought you today.  I have seen it on a couple of blogs and over at Facebook (because I know and/or follow other people who would love to live in a bookstore).

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Where some of the rain goes

Walking down to the falls

What do you do when there has been heavy rainfall for the past few days?  Why, you visit some of the local waterfalls, of course.

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328: Drifting

It’s another blue-sky day here in the Bogs.  Simply, wonderfully, beautiful.

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240: Cleaning machine

(Pergola in the wisteria garden at Longwood Gardens.)

My Spring Cleaning Project may well be the longest spring cleaning in the history of spring cleaning.  In my own defense, I’ve been keeping fairly busy with other things (proofreading, traveling, blogging, going on daily outdoor adventures, etc.).  Also, I declared 2011 to be The Year of De-Cluttering.  I have been sorting, sifting, and making decisions about Stuff.  Lots and lots of Stuff.  Sorting, sifting, and making decisions about Stuff often takes time.

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220: Maybe…

(Almost.  A Dogwood blossom getting ready to bloom.)

The NaBloPoMo theme for the month of May is Maybe.  I will not be officially participating, as I have enough on my plate already with the outdoor commitment, but I plan to keep it in mind as I take photographs and post to my blog this month.

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218: What the wind brought

(The big red ball.)

The Big Wind brought us a few gifts.  Some, like the big red ball, are whimsical and fun.  Others will require some clean-up.

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