Day 18: Small town people are so nice

Day 18: Small town people are so nice

Good morning Challengers...welcome to day 18! wow!
Some very cool things happened yesterday that I am very excited to tell you about. 
Hmmmm where to start?
Okay, sister sent me this picture she took while out on a hike with her husband. She says it's natural, he says someone made it. What do you think?
tree squirrel

The second thing that happened (okay these are not in chronological order), was while I was working at the Starbucks in #smalltownontario a family of mom, dad, and four young adult children came in and sat and played euchre for at least an hour. I was so thrilled to see a family enjoying family day with their 'big kids' I asked if I could take a picture for the blog, and they said nice.
family day card game

The next great thing that happened was I went to go to the outdoor rink for a little skate after lunch because it was so beautiful, but of course everyone else in town had that same idea, so I went back to mom's and had a nap, and then went back to the park for the skate before supper at around 6:00, and the rink was nearly empty. Here's the 'small town people are so nice' part. Beside the rink is this really cool lamp-post/clock thing that I wanted to take a picture of and when I snapped the picture I caught a couple skating by. I approached the couple and explained I had accidentally snapped them in my photo and it was for my blog, and they said that was fine, then I said it was about being outdoors, and they were so excited and said, "Well that's what it's all about isn't it." nice.
dundas outdoor rink

So all and all for not being with my kiddos on family day, I did have lunch with my mom and my oldest sister, which mom said she was having lunch with her 'bookend' kids (oldest and youngest) (there's seven of us) family day turned out pretty darn good.

Photo prompt for today...straight from Norfolk county-thanks Mandy-something ambiguous.

Until tomorrow, have an outdoorsy day.


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in Outdoors Everyday Challenge

Day 30: goodbye until next year
Day 30: goodbye until next year

Over the years this challenge has gotten me out the door more times than I can count-and I’ve always. Yes always, felt better for it because to quote my good outdoorsy friend Renee. Getting out the door is the hardest part. ( I may be paraphrasing

View full article →

Day 29: March 1
Day 29: March 1

That makes it sound like I am a challenge loving person but I’m really not.  I'm just a person who loves to do things with other people. I’m 

View full article →

Day 27: outdoors as a sensory experience.
Day 27: outdoors as a sensory experience.

I am aware of what my body needs - active, upright, arms swinging motion. I notice there is a tone to my walk - purposeful, present, confident.  I notice the openness around me, the cleared sidewalks and roads, the clouds are softening, lightening up, revealing a soft blue sky.

View full article →



xsmall 3-6 months
small 6-12 months
medium 12-18 months

large 18-24 months
xlarge 2-3 years
xxlarge 3-4 years

small 6- 12 months
medium 12-24 months
large 2-4 years


xsmall 6-12 months
small 12-18 months
medium 18-24 months
large 2-3 years
xlarge 3-4 years