August 7th, 2016

green little review

Poem for Sunday, Olympics, Meadowside

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It was quite warm and muggy on Saturday but didn't rain for nearly as long as we had been warned it might, so I won't complain. We spent a lot of the day watching the Olympics (water polo, cycling, basketball), though we went out in the afternoon to take a walk at Meadowside Nature Center, where we saw very few animals because the nature center itself is being renovated and we didn't go to the lake, which had bacteria warnings posted, but we walked along Rock Creek and enjoyed the breeze:

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We went to Roots Market on the way home, plus we stopped at Giant for a few more items and because Adam's friend Jamie was having a bake sale to raise money for the Evil Minions Team for lupus research. Eventually we came home, had meatless Brazilian stew for dinner plus several awesome cheeses from Roots, and watched more Olympics (that poor French vaulter who broke his leg really puts into perspective the American gymnasts who just blew it on the pommel horse, and wow those Aussies can swim).