Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

Arbor Hills and Watters Branch

I took Beatrice for an early morning walk in Glendover Park. She liked exploring the park on a cool but not cold overcast morning. Though she is rarely social with other dogs, she said "hello"  to a white terrier named Sugar, as Sugar's owner repeatedly said "be good, Sugar, Sugar, be good". When they had spoken, I said "good dog, Beatrice", and Sugar's owner said "they were both good", which, I suppose, sums up the goodness situation.

A bit before lunch, we drove to the Shops at Legacy. We ate lunch at East Hampton Sandwich Company.  Then we drove to Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano and walked. We walked to the top of the small tower amid the short hills, and looked out at the muted Autumn colors.

In the afternoon, I went for a  bicycle ride. I rode the Watters Branch trail. I saw three Cooper's Hawks. One was on the ground, looking out over a small pond. I also saw a Red-Tailed Hawk. I was taking pictures of that hawk, but it was a bit dark in the overcast weather. The sun came out, but the hawk flew away.  From the pedestrian bridge over Watters Branch, I saw Yellow-Rumped Warblers flitting among the trees. Yellow-Rumped Warblers are our Winter warblers, who come down in less festive attire than they would display in the Summer.

In the evening, we went to the restaurant Yama. Afterward, my wife went to get a bubble tea.

cereal and skim milk
turkey sandwich,  sweet potato chips, sweet potato fries
teriyaki chicken, chicken with broccoli, hot n sour soup

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