Sometimes I have to make myself get out for some exercise. Yesterday was one of those times. Winter seems to be when I especially need more urging. But after I get out there, I'm always glad I pushed myself. It was warm for a January day and not the least bit windy -- just the way I like it. Going for a walk is one of my favorite ways to exercise. I use the time to get away from life's stressors and just be present. I'm not focused on the exercise; I'm focused on the nature around me. Exercise just happens to be a terrific byproduct.
When the ducks and geese flew in for a landing on the ice some of them approached with enough speed to send them skating across the surface. They looked like they were truly enjoying their day ....
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I visited the Tiger Temple in Thailand & later found out it is under investigation for tiger trafficking and animal abuse. Read full story. In 2015 it was raided. More than 100 tigers and protected bird species in Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, popularly known as the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province were impounded by authorities following complaints that the temple was alleged to engage in illegal wildlife trading.
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even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious,
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