Author Archives: Skip Walter

Nordic Walking

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,030,000    Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! As I walked across a wooden bridge over the marsh on Oak Island, NC, with my trusty hiking poles, a woman shared “are you promoting Nordic walking as the … Continue reading

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If a tree falls?

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,030,000    Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! One of the joys of walking the many nature trails on Bainbridge Island is finding gnome homes. My favorite is Gnome Home No. 2 which is located on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Memorial Day 2022 with Nature

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,001,313         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! Memorial Day “dawned” gray and rainy (like most of the last six months). I enticed my bride into taking a drive to Sequim, WA, which resides in … Continue reading

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Commonplace Book

Somewhere in the last couple of years I came across the idea of commonplace books. “Commonplace books (or commonplaces) are a way to compile knowledge, usually by writing information into books. They have been kept from antiquity, and were kept particularly during the Renaissance and … Continue reading

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I was wrong

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  974,000         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! I wrote the following to my family a few weeks ago in the depths of depression for having to fight for democracy in America again and watching … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  966,000         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! After two years of reading a lot of escapist mystery novels to survive Covid isolation, I decided it was time to get back to learning. I’ve … Continue reading

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Daily Moment of Zen: Sunrise Edition

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  966,000                    Get Vaccinated Capturing the sunrise every day for the last three years is a delightful way to watch the world go by here in Southeast Alasks.

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Daily Moment of Zen: Heron Edition

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  580,000                    Get Vaccinated! The delight of our evening walks is seeing the wildlife on Bainbridge Island.  The blue herons are always an attention grabber.

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Daily Moment of Zen: Cougar Edition

Day 328 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  450,000  Wear a mask!

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Lifelet: Getting Vaccinated

Day 324 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  437,000  Get Vaccinated! With a lot of angst about whether there would really be a vaccine for us at our appointed time, we made our longest drive since starting self-quarantine 324 … Continue reading

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