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Taking Advantage

March 16th, 2009

Yesterday was a beautiful day here in NE Ohio, it was sunny and warm (in the 60’s). We took advantage and went on a picnic and hiking with our very good friends.
picnic-in-the-sun
The trail was south of Massillon, OH, it was a nice trail, perfect for running and biking.
walking-the-trail
It seems like a lot of people had the same idea we did, we saw a ton of people walking, jogging and riding their bikes. This little guy was having a blast!
dog-in-bike-wagon
Sorry for all of you that were looking forward to the sugaring post today, that will come tomorrow. I was in the garden planting lettuce and beets until nightfall and busy right up till bed time, so the sugaring post will come tomorrow when I can give it the time it deserves.
sunset-in-the-woods
The perfect beautiful day was capped off by the most lovely sunset that Mr Chiots captured wonderfully as we were heading in from our outdoor chores.

Did you have a productive/relaxing/enjoyable weekend? What did you do?

5 Comments to “Taking Advantage”
  1. Mangochild on March 16, 2009 at 4:18 am

    It was a wonderful weekend. Hard to have it end…. more seeding here (lettuces, nothing too shocking) but the trip to the maple farm was a highlight, and the wonderful weather had me outdoors too enjoying the sunshine on Sunday. That, and a lot of baking, has me inspired for the spring (I love baking with the sun streaming into the kitchen).

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  2. Judy on March 16, 2009 at 7:20 am

    Sounds like you had a lovely weekend. Mine was productive but not necessarily relaxing. We made an offer on an acreage this weekend and are waiting to see if they accept it. I was also busy doing prep work to get our current home ready to sell. The ground here is still frozen a few inches down so I wouldn’t have been able to plant but I took advantage of the warm weather to have windows open so I could strip wallpaper. Today- I hope my daughter paints. If not, I’ll be doing that when I get home from work.

    Judy’s last blog post.. I don’t wait well…

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  3. lee on March 16, 2009 at 12:21 pm

    I see you managed to be productive and have fun too this weekend. I can’t wait to read the sugaring post. My weekend was productive. The weather this year is very mild so I started to repot my orchids. I usually start with Paphiopedilums because they are the easiest ones to repot.

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  4. Teri on March 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    Mine was relaxing, hanging out with my hubby, going for a hoseback ride………very nice.

    Teri’s last blog post.. 74/365

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  5. edh on March 16, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    Refilled the indoor woodpile, fed the bees their first medicated sugar syrup of the year, emptied the half-frozen sap buckets, and went for a bicycle ride. It was a wonderful weekend, though planting is still some ways off; still a foot and a half of snow on the ground. But it’s melting!

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