Paving Paradise

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Real Estate Agent with Samsel & Associates 0790808

There's a 2 mile loop from my house and behind the high school that takes me to a small patch of woods. I walk most of the 2 miles through suburbia just for that 1/2 mile piece of peace. There's a stream and often deer and plenty of birds and it's my own sanctuary that I escape to whenever the weather is fine and the day provides me with some free time. I love crunching on the piles of leaves and maneuvering over the roots and twigs. The unspoiled nature of nature is my walking meditation.

I emerged today from a few weeks of very cold temps to find a lovely mid-40s day. Wayne was out showing houses and I had opted to do some work from home, so I laced up my sneakers and headed for my favorite place.

And they paved it.

Just like that, when I wasn't looking, they dumped asphalt on my paradise.

Optimistic me says it's going to make it easier to run or bike. But for now, I miss my old dirt patch.

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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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Good morning, Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl (jean marie).... I think you're safer walking on pavement and looking at what surrounds you.... no snakes to attach you...no poison ivy in the spring..... you get the drift!!  I love the paved area there and I'm sure you'll see joggers now and bikers..... more options.

Feb 02, 2020 07:11 AM #1
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Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417
United Real Estate - Addison, TX
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You should be glad they didn't put up a parking lot.

Per Joni Mitchell: They paved paradise

And put up a parking lot
With a pink hotel, a boutique
And a swinging hot spot
Don't it always seem to go
That you don't know what you've got til its gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot ...
Feb 02, 2020 07:48 AM #2
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Michael Jacobs
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Hello Jean Marie(and Wayne) - let's look on the bright side, the paved path is likely safer and maybe more user-friendly.  Here's to more neighorhood exploring.  

Feb 02, 2020 08:39 AM #3
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
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Hi Jeanne Marie... I suspect that over time you'll get used to paved pathway and learn to appreciate it. I also thought of that song by Joni Mitchell that 
Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417 mentioned in her comment.

Feb 02, 2020 11:35 AM #4
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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Good morning Jean - Lorrie beat me to it with her line.  It will be great to bike.

Feb 02, 2020 12:07 PM #5
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Tammy Lankford,
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I'm with you... the earth has anough pavement without putting it in the woods.

Feb 18, 2020 04:04 PM #6
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