Resolved

My fitness app offers encouraging words at the end of every walk. This morning’s cheer, coincidentally, was, “Congratulations! You did it!” After setting out Jan. 1 to walk every day this year, I made good on the resolution today with a turn along our winter route. It’s away from the beach, not as pretty and…

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2013, illustrated

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Break in the clouds

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Sunday funny

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Looking for a break

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Pounding the pavement

Four more daily walks to complete the year.

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Merry Christmas!

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Cue the Christmas cactus

This is my favorite of the three Christmas cacti (?) blooming in the house now. It was in the same spot during Katrina and had a thick coating of muddy crud on it for who knows how many days afterwards. It gets little or no attention and blooms like crazy every year. There’s a lesson…

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Oyster reefs closed

All oyster reefs are closed until further notice, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources officials said Monday. The reefs closed over the weekend due to heavy rainfall and river stages exceeding management plan criteria.

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Jingle, jangle, jingle

I’ve been on hold for 35 minutes – and counting – waiting to speak to a representative at my soon-to-be-former insurance company. They must be having their Christmas party today. Trying to keep the holiday spirit in spite of them. Trying real hard, Mr. Bingle.

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