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Almost's Earth Day!

Okay, so those that know me, know I'm not exactly an "outdoorsy" kinda gal. Don't get me wrong, I love the great outdoors and appreciate our Earth, I'm just not all tree-huggeryish (wow, that's an interesting word!).
But, low and behold...I was an outdoor worker today, my friends! Yup, me and a rake and a whole crap pile of leaves. I impressed even myself with my gumption to make our yard more spring-like and less like, well, autumn.
I know I will pay for my hard work tomorrow, but, secretly, deep down inside, I considered it training for the River Rat 5K! Yup, but shhhhh, don't tell anyone, 'cuz they might laugh, maybe nearly as hard as when they find out I've committed to running a race, but not possibly as hard as actually watching me run said race. Huh, that'll be interesting! Happy Earth Day!!


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