August 19th, 2012

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Poem for Sunday and Seneca Creek State Park

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While Adam was working at Glen Echo after lunch -- we all had a pretty quiet morning, I finally finished the kind of meh historical novel I was reading only to discover to my chagrin that it's the first in a trilogy -- we went to Seneca Creek State Park. It was another gorgeous afternoon, not too warm, partly overcast, and after we hiked along the creek, we walked to the lake and through the woods around it. There were plenty of animals and lots of lush green undergrowth.

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On the way home we stopped to pick up The Hunger Games on DVD (Target has a 3-disc set with extra features, which made that the place to get it), and after dinner, we watched it -- still terrific performances, and the script kept pretty much everything I thought was important from the novel. Then we watched The Timey-Wimey Stuff of Doctor Who, which I would have liked better with less Eleven and more everyone else, but I suppose we have to enjoy what we get!