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  • Google Grand Canyon Hiker View

    Google Grand Canyon Hiker View Now Online

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    Hiking the Grand Canyon From Your Couch Google has been developing some innovative products lately between the hiker view of the Grand Canyon and their car that a blind man can drive.   As a geek, I can see huge potential in both ideas. Talk about a cool job ....

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  • Playing Fetch On Our Walk

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    There are dogs that are boring and there are dogs that are like “Marley and Me.”  Our dog, Chance, has a lot of personality.  On our walks, everyone he meets is an immediate friend.   Growls and nips from other dogs are overlooked as signs of affection. He would never dream that...

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    Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

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    Lately I have been exploring hiking trails in my area based on web searches.  Going to a website and reading about a trail often doesn’t provide the information to know if a trail is worth visiting.  Plus hiking trails often have horrible map guides. Some hiking trails have been...

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  • Oli and Ve Speciality Balsamic Vinegars

    Discovering Olive Oil and Vinegar

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      When you drive through a neighborhood, you often miss interesting sites and stores along the way.  On our iPad 3 walking tour of Roswell, we discovered Oli and Ve which is like the Starbucks of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegars.  Oli and Ve was our favorite stop on our walking tour.  We...

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  • West Wing Everybody Walk PSA

    West Wing Reunites For Everybody Walk!

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      In a brilliant marketing move, Everybody Walk, Funny or Die and former “West Wing” cast members promote the benefits of 30 minutes of walking.    Allison Janney, Dulé Hill, Joshua Malina, Melissa Fitzgerald, and William Duffy take a stroll down memory lane to  recreate their roles walking and talking into...

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  • Pollution Levels Linked to Heart Attacks & Strokes

    Pollution Linked to Heart Attacks and Strokes

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    We all know that eating certain foods and lack of exercise can increase our risk of having a stroke or heart attack but can the very air we breathe increase our risk?  I bet most of us did not know that. Several studies have shown that air pollution can...

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  • Walk With Walgreens Sweepstakes

    Walk With Walgreens Celebrity Apprentice Sweepstakes

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    Walgreens and Allison Sweeney teamed up with Celebrity Apprentice to promote their Walk with Walgreens program.  Register and log your walks for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City  for the season finale of the show.  Your chances of winning are much higher then the...

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  • Roswell Town Square

    New iPad 3 Camera – Roswell Photo Tour

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    Roswell, Georgia near the town square is a wonderful place to walk with its quaint shops, craftsman style homes and  unique restaurants.   Last Sunday, was a sunny spring day with dogwoods and flowers at their peak beauty.   I took the opportunity to record a photo tour of our walk with my new iPad 3...

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  • Front Porch Atlanta Pollen

    Walking in Atlanta Pollen

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    When someone refers to streets paved with “gold” you generally think gold bullion.  Here in Atlanta we think pollen.  Everything is covered in a thick coating of gold pollen.  If you sit down outside you have to wipe the pollen off your bottom before you go inside.  Set a...

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  • Lose Weight on Weight Watchers

    Weight Watchers Helps Us All Lose Weight

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    About 10 years ago I lost 25 pounds on Weight Watchers which I have managed to keep off by watching what I eat and having a vigorous exercise program that includes daily walks.  I still use Weight Watchers when I find my weight inching up. I could stand to...

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