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    sunday in the park.

    entering the park from the “back gate”, holly chooses which way we go; today, she chose clockwise …it hit me hard as holly and I set off for the park this morning. this is one of our last walks there on a sunday (weather permitting, we have next week, and that will be it). it really caught me off guard. I’m going to miss many things about this home, and walking holly in hembree park, on a sunday, is for sure in the top 10. looking back as we approach the big hill I did a series of blog posts about our sunday walks last november and december. the colors,…

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    the second lap.

    that’s me – moving fast to keep up with holly…on the 2nd lap …holly and I are two days back into our two laps at the park routine. a routine I don’t think we’ve had since early december. weather, holiday visitors and vacation…those walks just didn’t happen. I missed them. and judging by holly’s pace on the second lap this morning, I think she did too. or maybe it’s just so easy to spot the squirrels and the birds now, it’s more fun for her?! in any event, we did two laps in 41 minutes. I don’t make that kind of time with some of my human friends. that’s a…

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    sunday in the park.

    …I fumbled through my mittens to create my 2011 top ten christmas playlist on my iphone. holly did get just a bit impatient. my fingers did get really really cold. and when I got home I asked sara to download one more song. so now my 2011 holiday list has 11 songs. I think it’s perfect! what music is on your playlist this holiday season?

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    sunday in the park.

    …we walked two laps. holly chased and barked at squirrels while I noticed the grays and browns in the landscape (it took my mind off my very cold fingers). and then she posed for a photo. the perfect way to commemorate our one-year anniversary!