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Spending time

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How you spend time is far more important than how you spend anything else. This week I’ve decided to spend some time having a bit more fun. I got out of balance this last week and I’m feeling the need to correct that mistake. The forecast is good for several days and it’s my season of sunshine.

I think I’ll focus more on my health this week also. Some exercise should help with taking a few pounds off. Plus it will get me out walking and photographing.

The bumble bees love this plant. Photo by Mike Hartley

Sorry, not much new to offer photographically. Just time to snap a quick shot of one of the treasures in my better half’s garden and a bug. I was busy working on the estate today. Too busy the body is telling me now.

My better half spotted this unique creature on our back deck railing. I’d never seen one before, which isn’t unusual because every so often living next to the woods you see something new. It turns out to be an Eastern Eyed Click Beetle. Not that uncommon when reading about them.

Photos by Mike Hartley


The Trolley Stop – We used to have an office right across the bridge from it in the late 90s. So what better place to meet old friends for breakfast yesterday than here? I had a great bacon egg and cheese sandwich. I’ve never been anything less than happy with the food and I like the casual environment.

I think I’ll work my way up the hill in EC and do some more reviews. Been a while in visiting some of the establishments.

There is more parking around the side. Photo by Mike Hartley

(more) Random Thoughts of the Day

  • There is a goal this week and it conflicts with a lot of things.
  • The workweek is off to a bad start. My partner is out sick tonight.
  • So far so good, I haven’t felt my age yet. Close some days but not yet.
  • I like taking a few minutes a day and just watching the birds play in my backyard.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

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