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Getting outside: the family goes for a walk

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The leaves are changing color, there is a crisp edge to the breeze… How I love the fall.  Then again, this is a matter of supply and demand.  Where I live in Texas the fall is in short supply.  This past weekend it was 89 and I ended up with a sunburn.  So, I love the fall.  Every little bit of it.

This means it is my responsibility to drag those I love out to appreciate the fall as well.  My drug of choice was Bear Creek Park, which has a meandering walkway that runs between a series of playgrounds.  We walked one mile to a great pirate themed playground with the girls.  The best thing about the park is that there are bathrooms by the pirate ships (modern convinces even for my scurvy crew.)

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My oldest told me that her favorite parts were 1. The play area, 2. Petting dogs by the play area, 3. The play area and 4. Getting done walking.  Oh well.  I will keep trying.

PS: If you want to find a great place to go for a hike, check out alltrails.com.  You can sort based on how close the trail is to you, the length of the hike and so much more.  I especially liked that I could choose to sort on kid friendly and dog friendly.  If you are looking for nearby parks go to your cities website.

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Author: Anne Gur

I am busy. Very busy. Work, family, dogs, girl scouts, dinner parties, gardening... defiantly no time for napping but I try to fit in everything else.

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