Dancers at the Something  Russian Festival

Dancers at the Something Russian Festival

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.  Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and cupboard of the heart.

~ Thomas Fuller

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Blue and gold day

Cattails and reflections

It is a dazzling day here in the Bogs.  Sunshine, puffy white clouds, mostly blue sky.  There’s a slight breeze and the temperature is just chilly enough to be invigorating but not unpleasant.

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237: A brief appearance

The sun, something I wasn’t sure existed anymore, made some brief appearances for a few hours today as the fog lifted and clouds drifted in and out.  It not only brightened the world for a little while, it lifted my spirits.

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Spring Fever

(Laurels Preserves. March 2007. © Robin)

Last year around this time M and I were hiking around at the Laurels Preserves which is part of the Brandywine Conservancy’s Environmental Management.

What a difference a year makes.

Today we have sunshine here in the Bogs. It’s windy, but the temperature is a balmy 50 degrees. I’m ready to pull out the shorts and tank tops it feels so warm. We still have about 6-8 inches of snow on the ground. Thank goodness it’s not all melting at once or we might have more flooding in our basement. A slow melt is a good thing.

I heard a red-winged blackbird today. It made me smile. Spring must be coming.

I’m way late on posting my Move 2008 Week 10 update. Not because I did poorly, but because I’ve been too busy (and slightly lazy) to post.

Here it is:

  • Week 10 mileage: 22.19 miles
  • Total mileage for the 2008 at the end of week 10: 211.06 miles
  • Strength training: x 2
  • Yoga: 15 minutes daily

Considering how incredibly sore I was after our brilliant cross-country skiing experience, I think I did pretty well.

This week is shaping up to be a good one so far.