Monthly Archives: July 2012

Burr Oak at McConnell Springs

Burr Oak, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. I thought this tree deserved its own post. It’s a Burr Oak, over 250 years old. It was here before the first settlers founded Lexington. Up close and personal, it’s a huge, … Continue reading

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McConnell Springs 21 July

Blue Spring, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. The wife and I took a nice walk around the loop at McConnell Springs this past Saturday. It was hot, but beautiful weather, and the scenes were quite nice as well. I … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere

I’ve been increasing my water consumption, both in general and as a replacement for diet sodas… I wonder if I can count all the extra trips down the hall to the “head” as exercise? 🙂

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Neighborhood Walks

I’ve started going on walks in the neighborhood after work. Just 1.5-2 miles, but that’s good for a start. This evening, we went to a nearby park to walk. The sunset was rather nice. This photo doesn’t even try to … Continue reading

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Health Update

I have to start somewhere, and there’s nowhere to start but where I am. So here I am. Height: 6′ 0″ Weight: 192 BMI: 26.5 A1C: 7.4 A note on the A1C… I’ve been having trouble tolerating metformin. Big trouble. … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

This blog is really new.  I haven’t yet (as of this writing) had time to personalize it or anything.  So I can’t take credit for that beautiful winter scene in the banner – it came with the “theme”.  Nor have … Continue reading

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Alive Outdoors… Welcome!

First post for this blog. I have another blog that covers my model railroading hobby, but since I’m getting back into the outdoors (the real world…), I thought I’d like to have a separate place to record my thoughts, successes … Continue reading

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