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Just Ducky

20140104-165209.jpgI recognized an interesting correlation today.┬áPrior to my rejuvenation of this blog, my last entry was in October. It also occurred to me that I stopped doing my regular ab workout in October. I don’t recall being in a funk, but clearly I went off the wagon in the Fall. Last week my back went out doing a simple exercise, and I fully attribute that to weak abdominal muscles. Similarly, I am experiencing the pain of a flabby photo gallery in my iPhone. All that fat has got to go, or who knows what will happen under the strain of all those extra photos. Like these.20140104-165234.jpgA homeowner near James’ dance class has a great sense of humor. Or a lot of time on their hands. Or both. These photos were taken in September, October and November. All I know is that he or she was much more motivated and disciplined than I was those months. But I’m back on track.20140104-165257.jpg

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Mothers of the Year Unite

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Today for my birthday we picked up some burgers and picnicked on a dock by a lake. It wasn’t long before we were descended upon by ducklings and their mama. She was both protective and supportive of their efforts to obtain our french fries. She even swiped a fry from one of her little ones. It’s nice to know I’m not the only mom who does that.20130710-185047.jpg

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Surrounded

20130516-152728.jpgThat little baby duck had no fear, and its mama didn’t like it. Their approaching us made the others think we had food. We had nothing for them though, so we all just stood there looking at each other for a while. 20130516-152820.jpg

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