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Freshly Washed

All photos taken on August 2, 2022 during our walk in Tucker’s Field and Bunchberry Meadows.

Planning for our weekly forest walk was a bit complicated by the forecast, which continually predicted rain and then did not deliver it. The cooler temperatures were what we were looking for and so we set off to see if we could stay dry. That did not prove to be a problem. While plants on the forest floor were still wet, the walk was not only dry, but sunny at times.

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Published by kagould17

Not much to tell. After working for 3 companies over 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I had waited my entire career for……retirement. I have been exploring this new career for the past 7+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wants has been very fulfilling. Early on, there was a long list of projects in my “to-do” hopper and I attacked these projects with a vengeance for the first 9 months of retirement. Eventually, my brain told me that this was not what retirement was about, so it took me another 5 months before my industriousness again took over and I attacked another line of projects, this time somewhat shorter and less complicated, as well as many new projects related to the family weddings in 2016. After going hard for 6 weeks and 3 weddings, my body was telling me to relax, then the flu bug hit and as soon as that was done with me, my sciatic acted up. No rest for the wicked. In 2020 and 2021, the Covid 19 pandemic changed the whole retirement gig. I was lucky to not be still working, for sure. I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may never become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.

6 thoughts on “Freshly Washed

    1. There has been so little rain here all summer and fall. Not sure what that means. We got some sprinkles yesterday and tomorrow is supposed to be cool and rainy. We shall see. Hope the sun shines for you again soon Lyssy. Allan


    1. I just wish we would get a nice 3 day rain to soak into the soil before the snow flies. Does not look like it will happen. Just tiny sprinkles. Thanks for reading Bernie. Allan


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