Trail Blazing!

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This post has been sitting in my draft box for two days now mostly due to having so many adventures that I have been pretty beat. By the time I get home and prepare to share my experiences with you I fall asleep trying to type or I get sidetracked. I want to make an adventure log for the next few weeks and it will take some dedication to go out an have an adventure everyday, but it’s a challenge I will gladly take on. Enough precluding, here is what I did on Friday!

I went on an adventure that started fairly early for my day off, around 9 a.m. my meow would not let me sleep and I was pretty irritated because it was going to be my lazy day. Short story about Thursday below or skip along for the fun stuff!

The day before I had worked all day. I went in from 4 a.m. – 9 a.m. at Starbucks and then ran home to change so I could make it to Chili’s by 10 a.m. and since I transferred, my drive is about thirty minutes or so, sometimes more if there is traffic (luckily the road was pretty clear and I made it in good time) My shift ends when the other bartender gets there so I was able to leave a little after 4 p.m. and had to be back at 5:15 p.m. Thankfully I got off pretty early, around 8:30 p.m. since we weren’t very busy and I fell asleep almost immediately when I got home.   

So for my not so lazy day I decided I was going to get some sunshine and enjoy the great outdoors. It was drizzling outside and the air was cool, a perfect time for a peaceful walk through the trails of Cross Timbers Park. Image

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What started out as just meandering through the misty morning became sweating profusely on the trails as the Texas heat began to creep in. I packed my trusty Ipod for some good tunes, a good read (The Scavenger’s Manifesto), a nice little picnic blanket. my camera of course and some fruit. When I became an awful sweat ball I found this nice little spot with the perfect breeze and read away.  

I was out there for a good 2 – 3 hours before a friend of mine joined me and we walked the trails for a bit. We went to another nature center and hiked off trail through several spiderwebs, I might add for about an hour. Due to the lion in my stomach and the need for some much appreciated air conditioning called it quits. It made for a an exciting and fun day, just trekking through the local trails, getting that Vitamin D and spending some quality time with nature. I will posting about my bike ride around the metroplex soon but here are a few photos from my day Trail Blazing, enjoy!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage

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