Thursday, February 17, 2011

Finally Emerging from Hibernation

I joined a challenge to walk 400 miles this year and did nothing to reach that goal for weeks.  I wonder if they've given up on me.

The weather has improved drastically, and I finally got outside.  I went for a walk along the Woodlands Waterway last night with a local fitness walkers Meetup group.  We saw some art I hadn't noticed before.


There were a bunch of these beautiful tile mosaics under one of the bridges.  

 

I'll stop and rest on this log with the turtle...he won't mind... (we were trying to make it look like I was hitching a ride)...



"Hey, that's not yours!"
"I was going to turn it into lost and found...I swear..."

  

Hehe...it's actually art.  Looks very real.  I was so entertained by the purse sculpture that I didn't even notice the cute frog until I uploaded the pics.  Click to enlarge the image so you can see the critters. 

I've volunteered to lead weekday evening walks for the group.  If I'm the event leader, I have to show up.  I'm going to set the meeting place as the park behind my apartment complex so I don't even have to drive - I just have to step outside.  

18 comments:

Brian Miller said...

that is really cool...i like the art along the way...

Brian Miller said...

ps...scored 4 geocaches last friday...

Mrs. Hyde said...

I like the frog, but I sure could have done without the rat.

Tempo said...

Sadly if we had art like this here it would be smashed by kids who target such things with rocks.

elexerdelex said...

Riding on a turtle!!
I wanna do that!

Lorraine said...

Cool you, also you look beautiful and in full shape, the world awaits you , go for it

Debbie said...

Love that! Those mosaics are incredible and that sculpture looks so real.

sage said...

Neat art--as for 400 miles, take a couple long backpacking trips

Christopher said...

I love mosaics, they need to make a comeback big time.

Minka said...

How can someone make art look so real when I can't even draw a straight line? That amazes me over and over again.

Kelly said...

Fun artwork!

The weather this week has been great, hasn't it! Perfect for getting out and about.

Vince said...

Minka;to-day, with lasers, you can really get lines that are perfectly straight but they look wrong.

John McElveen said...

GREAT STUFF JEN!!!!

I know a Dr that can remove that Butt-Turtle for ya!!

Hugs,

John Boy!

Ronalee said...
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Ronalee said...

The 400 mile challenge is still there. A lot of people have dropped out and I told my boyfriend that they all left after I joined. Maybe I am a jinx.
It is still there, so you can always update.
(had to delete last post and fix my typing)

Anita said...

Looks like you were having a good time! You're definitely a "nature girl," but I don't need to tell you that! If I were there, I'd join your walking group.

Actually, since reading your blog, I've been building up my desire to find groups of people to hike and explore with. My husband might even join in. :)

I'll get there.

Shionge said...

Oh Wow...what a fun discovery and for a moment I thought someone had lost her bag and the content has gone mouldy :D

AmyLK said...

Love the art work! And congrats on leading the groups. Guaranteed exercise! I can't wait or warmer, drier weather round here so I can get out there and move.

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