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Sunday Stills: The People’s National #Parks

Did you know that today, Sunday, August 25th is the National Park Service Anniversary? So what, right? The NPS celebrates this day along with two other days with FREE entrance to all US national parks! “For the first time in human history, land—great sections of our national landscape—was set aside, not for kings or noblemen …

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No Excuses #Fitness for Extreme Weather

There is no excuse more prevalent than dealing with extreme weather conditions to thwart your plans for physical activity. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” Henry David Thoreau “But it’s too HOT to exercise!” Everyone In the northern hemisphere, today marks the summer solstice, the first day of summer. Here in …

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Between the Lines: Why I Waited Until Midlife to Start a Blog

  Kate from Katherine’s Corner is shining the light on bloggers age 50 plus and I am excited to be part of her blog series, “Between The Lines.” There are over 80 midlife bloggers who have shared posts in this series. Stop by and visit when you can. At midlife, many women (and men!) I …

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Is Your Public Pool Safe for Swimming?

May is National Water Safety Month. This will be the first post of three to share vital knowledge about water safety and what you can do to protect yourself and your children from the hidden and apparent dangers of playing in and around water. Due to the great recession of 2008-2012, many public recreation and …

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