Walking the “Poperry”

Every evening, ok, almost every evening, we go for a walk around the property. It has become such a part of our routine that when we don’t go, Joe asks, “Walk around the poperry?” after supper.

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This ritual has become even more fun now that Ray cut a maze in the back pasture. A real maze with dead ends, twists and turns. Joe loves going through it. I follow him as he decides which way we are going to go, shouting out an “Oh no!” when we hit a dead end.

I cherish these walks around the property. I like to look at our garden and our land and think about all that we have done and all that we have planned.

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These walks with the family are better than any tv show, video game, movie or book. We are strolling along, writing our own story and dreaming up the future.

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