Tue 9/22/09

A Daily Walk With DietPower

Walking is the best exercise for weight loss. And the things you see!

Horse chestnuts

The blossom pictured on this page just 129 days ago has turned into these horse chestnuts, which I found next to the curb on South King Street today. Each glossy, slippery nut pops out of a spiny pod like the one at left. .

Download DietPower and lose poundsAbout this page: Every day, usually at noon, I step out of my office for a 3.5-mile walk around my Connecticut neighborhood. I carry a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TX5 pocket camera with a Leica 10x optical zoom lens. My object is to make an interesting photograph of at least one thing that is different that day. I post the results here, hoping they will inspire you and your friends to walk, too.  Terry Dunkle, DietPower founder and CEO.

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All My Yesterdays

Monday, September 21: Recollected Brilliance

Sunday, September 20: A Pup with No Name

Saturday, September 19: Doorway to Autumn

Friday, September 18: Coiled Caterpillars

Thursday, September 17: Maple Tree, Day 3

Wednesday, September 16: Maple Tree, Day 2

Tuesday, September 15: Maple Tree, Day 1

Monday, September 14: All Bark, No Bite

Sunday, September 13: Rainbow Flower

Saturday, September 12: Fun to See, Fun to Say

Friday, September 11: A Nameless Scoundrel

Thursday, September 10: Comcast Cable Competition

Wednesday, September 9: A Busy Bumblebee

Tuesday, September 8: It's a Jungle Out There

Monday, September 7: Edible or Inedible?

Sunday, September 6: Their Luckiest Moment

Saturday, September 5: An Empty Chair

Friday, September 4: Bindweed Blues

Thursday, September 3: "Think on Me"

Wednesday, September 2: Scum

Tuesday, September 1: Prison Coffee

Monday, August 31: Possum for Lunch

Sunday, August 30: Wayfaring Tree

Saturday, August 29: Foxtails

Friday, August 28: A Boy in His Fist-Fork Phase

Thursday, August 27: He Couldn't Swim

Wednesday, August 26: Acorny Verse

Tuesday, August 25: Speed Limit 85

Monday, August 24: Crocodile!

Sunday, August 23: Hanging at Twilight

Saturday, August 22: Butcher's Dog

Friday, August 21: Working the Goldenrod

Thursday, August 20: Big as a Dinner Plate

Wednesday, August 19: Hickory Camera

Tuesday, August 18: Ruth's Hands

Monday, August 17: Mushroom Bugs

Sunday, August 16: A Hot-Pink Sun in a Tangerine Sky

Saturday, August 15: Phonebooks again

Friday, August 14: Humongous

Thursday, August 13: Dalmation Meets Groundhog

Wednesday, August 12: Cute Pests

Tuesday, August 11: Chipper

Monday, August 10: Cobalt Sky

Sunday, August 9: Yellow Memories

Saturday, August 8: A Beetle's Lunch

Friday, August 7: A Sip of Nectar

Thursday, August 6: Phonebook Dump

Wednesday, August 5: A Dream of January

Tuesday, August 4: Martian on a Milkweed

Monday, August 3: When Ponds Turn Green

Sunday, August 2: Headlights Approaching

Saturday, August 1: Should I Eat This?

Friday, July 31: Rose of Sharon

Thursday, July 30: Great Blue Heron

Wednesday, July 29: It's a Saltbox

Tuesday, July 28: Mailbox to Go

Monday, July 27: A Crooked University

Sunday, July 26: Oh, Deer

Saturday, July 25: House-Raising

Friday, July 24: Gnome Reunion

Thursday, July 23: Bugs Galore

Wednesday, July 22: Grand Central Station

Tuesday, July 21: Dragonfly meets Bug

Monday, July 20: URO Mystery Solved

Sunday, July 19: Overlooked Fruit

Saturday, July 18: Painted Turtles

Friday, July 17: House Wreckers

Thursday, July 16: What's This?

Wednesday, July 15: A Pretty Stop Sign

Tuesday, July 14: Beetle 4 Sale

Monday, July 13: I See Pink

Sunday, July 12: I See Red

Saturday, July 11: Keep Out!

Friday, July 10: Most Wonderful Hour of the Year

Thursday, July 9: A Sunny Beach

Wednesday, July 8: Sacked Out

Tuesday, July 7: Soaked!

Monday, July 6: Golden Moon

Sunday, July 5: Bicycle Parade

Saturday, July 4: My $10 Million Dream

Friday, July 3: Hedge Fun

Thursday, July 2: FBI Lilies

Wednesday, July 1: Tastes Like Summer

Tuesday, June 30: Party's Over

Monday, June 29: The Three Muscooteers

Sunday, June 28: Watching a Turdus

Saturday, June 27: New England Currantcy

Friday, June 26: Necklace of Champions

Thursday, June 25: A Convention of Geese

Wednesday, June 24: Painting a Scenario

Tuesday, June 23: Why Did the Beetle Cross the Road?

Monday, June 22: Clown Car

Sunday, June 21: What's Green and Sounds Like a Banjo?

Saturday, June 20: Swimming in Primroses

Friday, June 19: I Hate Deer

Thursday, June 18: Drenched!

Wednesday, June 17: They Sprang up Like Mushrooms

Tuesday, June 16: Where Time Doesn't Count

Monday, June 15: Behind a Basketball

Sunday, June 14: Flags for Elijah

Saturday, June 13: Crawling into a Daisy

Friday, June 12: Life Under a Warm Green Lantern

Thursday, June 11: Shell Game

Wednesday, June 10: Fearless Fox

Tuesday, June 9: Wet Clover

Monday, June 8: Two Bees, or Not Two Bees

Sunday, June 7: A Gorgeous Glutton

Saturday, June 6: Two Clowns

Friday, June 5: My Favorite Mailbox

Thursday, June 4: The Tomato's Deadly Cousin

Wednesday, June 3: Electric Pink

Tuesday, June 2: Lucky Boy

Monday, June 1: Six-Figure Mower

Sunday, May 31: Cool in the Shade

Saturday, May 30: Under the Butternut Tree

Friday, May 29: Awaiting a Pink Explosion

Thursday, May 28: I Shoot a Chipmunk

Wednesday, May 27: Who Dropped the Ball?

Tuesday, May 26: Out Standing in Their Field

Monday, May 25: Flags Galore!

Sunday, May 24: House of Patriots

Saturday, May 23: Memorial in a Rusty Hinge

Friday, May 22: The Sexually Clever Iris

Thursday, May 21: Raising the Wrong Baby

Wednesday, May 20: An Old Friend Is Dying

Tuesday, May 19: Crow vs. Hawk

Monday, May 18: Yours Truly

Sunday, May 17: A Wild Geranium

Saturday, May 16: War Flowers

Friday, May 15: A Mysterious Barn

Thursday, May 14: Who Invented the Microscope?

Wednesday, May 13: The Kitchen Sink

Tuesday, May 12: Slow Down!

Monday, May 11: What Lilacs Are For

Sunday, May 10: Mama Butterfly

Saturday, May 9: Gone to Seed

Friday, May 8: A Pack of Boston Terriers

Thursday, May 7: Underground Passage

Wednesday, May 6: White Violet

Tuesday, May 5: Singing His Heart Out

Monday, May 4: Kenny's Secret

Sunday, May 3: Monument to an Afternoon

Saturday, May 2: Gasoline Rainbow

Friday, May 1: The Duck and the Bashful Maiden

Thursday, April 30: A Poison Ivy Sandwich

Wednesday, April 29: The Very Picture of Spring

Tuesday, April 28: A Busy Bumblebee

Monday, April 27: Electric Pink

Sunday, April 26: Saturday Night Special

Saturday, April 25: An Old Oak Falls

Friday, April 24: How an Ant Sees a Daffodil

Thursday, April 23: The Nameless Brook

Wednesday, April 22: Weeding Time

Tuesday, April 21: Wet Apple Buds

Monday, April 20: Mr. Allen and the Crew Team

Sunday, April 19: Bloodroot II

Saturday, April 18: Green Jellybeans

Friday, April 17: Bloodroot

Thursday, April 16: Skunk Cabbage III

Wednesday, April 15: Find the Critter

Tuesday, April 14: Blessing of the Animals

Monday, April 13: The Crow Who Said "Wow!"

Sunday, April 12: A Quirky Church

Saturday, April 11: Self-Portrait in a Pothole

Friday, April 10: Easter flowers

Thursday, April 9: Dumb as a Squirrel

Wednesday, April 8: April Snow

Tuesday, April 7: Egg Trees, Connecticut Style

Monday, April 6: I Carry My Lunch

Sunday, April 5: A Tree in Spring

Saturday, April 4: Pigs with Drivers Licenses

Friday, April 3: Forsythia

Thursday, April 2: Skunk Cabbage II

Wednesday, April 1: Mystery of the Hanging Shoes

Tuesday, March 31: Downy Woodpecker

Monday, March 30: 300-Year-Old House

Sunday, March 29: The Broken Fence

Saturday, March 28: "You're Such a Delight"

Friday, March 27: Skunk Cabbage

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