Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Journey of a 1000 miles…(June ’18)

…begins with a single step. In June, this pedometer geek added 119 miles to the total of the goal of a thousand miles.  Since ahead of last year’s goal of walking a thousand miles, this pedometer geek/urban hiker plans on … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Rose’s Valuables Rose packed her bag as she was told. Underwear, socks, dresses, and, of course, her teddy bear Samuel, who knew everything. Sam listened, comforted, and kept secrets. Samuel was her best friend. Her parents and Rose walked to … Continue reading

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Wrong Way

Originally posted on Barbara Froman:
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Have you ever found yourself heading in the wrong direction down a one-way street? That happened to my mother when she was driving me to a late rehearsal in Manhattan.…

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A Haiga: A First Attempt

For those unfamiliar with the term, a haiga is a painting that incorporates the aesthetics of a haiku. Usually it is paired with a haiku. (If interested on more details, check out Wikipedia or even Modern Haiga online journal.) Like … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Frannie Hooe

Frannie’s Disappearance Frannie Hooe disappeared one starry night. What happened to her was pure conjecture, and yet only Tillie knew the real story behind her disappearance. First off, it must be stated that Frannie was an adventurous young woman. Most … Continue reading

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Triathlon in a Month…Week 3

With the close of the third week of Healthcode.org’s Triathlon in a Month, this urban hiker has logged over 96 miles of the 100 miles of the goal originally chosen. By the end of today or tomorrow, the goal should … Continue reading

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Triathlon in a Month…Week 2

A quick post from this urban hiker. Week two of the Triathlon in a Month sponsored by Healthcode.org is over and more than sixty-five miles have been logged of the one hundred this participant chose as a challenge. With two … Continue reading

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Favorite Song…

Choosing my favorite song…I wish I could say I had just one favorite song of popular music.  Like favorite books, I have many favorite songs.  I’m not even sure that all of them are or were considered the popular songs … Continue reading

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Taking Control of Diabetes

Originally posted on Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry:
By Phoebe Chi, MD, MPH Like most chronic condition, diabetes is a disease that–while serious–should not deprive you of a long and fulfilling life. With that said, the seemingly little things that you…

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Triathlon in a Month: Week 1

The Million Mile Month organization, Healthcode.org, is having another event. In July, it is a triathlon, but participants don’t have to do the typical running, biking, and swimming that most people associate with triathlons; they can choose several other options … Continue reading

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