Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

New Hotel, Same Jazz

Saturday I attended a new WW meeting in McKinney in a Sheraton. I had not been to that Sheraton. Its location in a somewhat freeway-adjacent spot near Collin College led me to low expectations for the facility. But it turned out to be a nice hotel. I was down two pounds. The meeting was well-attended, though less socially distanced than I prefer. Mask use was fairly strong but not universal.

After the meeting I drove to Princeton and walked the trails at J.M. Caldwell Park. Then I went to East Fork Park on Lavon Lake. East Fork Park has a lot of little-used concrete picnic tables under shelters and a camping area on the lake. It rarely gets much traffic after the Summer is over.
I walked around the park while listening to the Arkansas versus Georgia football game on headphones on a radio application. The game turned out poorly for Arkansas, though perhaps thankfully so poorly that one was able to avoid "what if" thinking. I saw a Belted Kingfisher, a Double-Crested Cormorant, a Snowy Egret, some Great Blue Herons and several other bird species.

Saturday afternoon I did some work. On the way home, I walked in Bob Woodruff Park. I saw a Differential Grasshopper that I mis-identified via

In the evening my wife brought home a kind of tandoori wrap from a local place that was very good.

Today I am up early to go to the dentist's office. I must also remember to get my car inspected, as I let the time for inspection sneak up and early past me.

from Dreamwidth, because two posts of the same text are twice as nice

  • 2.5 and looking forward

    Saturday I won 2.5/5 in an open on-line blitz chess tournament, though my play probably deserved a 1.0 out of 5. My on-line blitz rating prior to…

  • Play fast

    I played too many bullet chess games last night. I walked in Schell Park in Plano after work. Rain fell last night. I overslept today, which rarely…

  • No Warbler, No Cry

    I am on my annual Fall Migration walking pattern--many walks, few warblers. Saturday night we got together with our friends Greg and Melissa, who…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded