Flowers along the way

I haven’t been out hiking or visiting museums lately, partly because two hours each weekday are now alloted to my new job of dog walking. It’s just one dog, and he lives fairly near me — but he’s been escorting me on a pretty enjoyable tour of streets and neighborhoods I’ve never seen before. I quickly decided that, at least […]

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Back to work

During the three-day Labor Day weekend the beach and picnic areas at Negro Bar State Park are always teeming with sun- and fun-seekers.  But at 7:30 on Tuesday morning, with the holiday finished and everyone struggling back to work, the beach and the parking lots are peaceful and deserted — except for these very busy guys.

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