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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Walking in NY

I was and out walking at 6:25 this morning.  It was 58 degrees and sunny.  Probably just like it would have been if I'd been back home and walking.

I walked down the road, across the bridge and over the water, and walked to town.  Walked up the main street in town passed a couple of houses for sale and then turned around and came back to the house. 
Not sure what kind of duck this is but I zoomed in to take a picture. 
A friendly place around here and most all the cars that pass wave to me.  A couple of people were out in their yard and I called out a greeting as I walked by.

I'm glad that I was able to get a nice walk in here this morning.
I walked 5.8 miles.
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We've been at the nursing home today and really haven't done much else.  It is hard watching dad get weaker and weaker.

Hope all is well in your world.
happyone : )


17 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear about the physical and emotional struggle you have to go through with your Dad.That is indeed a very hard time.The duck in your picture is a Common Loon.WOW! I would have jumped for joy at a sight like that.

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  2. Karen, I know that what you are currently going through is not only draining physically, but also emotionally. We are dealing with the same thing with my father-in-law. We are grateful that he can be at home with 24/7 care. You are in our prayers. I believe I may have e-mailed you about it a month or so ago. I am blessed to know that your mom is content and settled in there at the nursing home. (((hugs)))

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  3. I'm not sure what kind of duck that is either

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  4. So glad you're able to get out and walk while away from home....walking is great for stress, which you're under right now. Prayers for all you're going through.

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  5. I know you will find an inner strength to see you through these difficult days.
    Saying a prayer for you.

    Your photo's are lovely and I'm glad that you got a good walk in.
    Love the duck!

    All the best Jan

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  6. Hello, I am glad you were able to get out for a walk. I am sure it helps you. Your duck is a Common Loon, cool to see one on a nest. Sending my prayers and hugs!

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  7. Your presence is a great comfort, I know. Prayers, sweet Karen.

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  8. Hope your walks give you strength; so good of you to simply be there for them. Surprising to see a Loon nesting in a populated area!

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  9. My heart goes out to you. I know what it is like to go to the nursing home day after day and watch a loved one fade away.

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  10. It's quite exhausting to watch the ones you love suffer.
    Your photos are stunning.
    Wishing you a restful weekend :)

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  11. I enjoyed your NY walking photos. I know it is so stressful right now for you. I'm glad you are still walking and enjoying the outdoors. Praying for you.

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  12. I know what you are going through Karen. Thinking about you and your family.

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  13. Looks like another great area to take your morning walk.
    Praying for you all to know
    Gods hand upon you to carry you through.

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  14. I'm glad you still get in your walks. It is so hard to watch those who took care of us when they no longer care for themselves. Big hugs! I thought that might be a Loon, and saw another commenter confirmed it. I've never seen one in real life!

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  15. Thinking of you all during this difficult time! Love your LOON!!!

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  16. Someone else may have posted, but it is a common loon - one of my favorite birds, by the way. I am glad you got to make the long trip back up.

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