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A childhood outdoors

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Ever since I was a little kid I have loved being outdoors.  Living near Rock Creek Park in Washington DC meant that I had lots and lots of opportunities to enjoy being around the trees and wildlife of the area.

I will never forget the happiness I felt in such an environment, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

You see I was never the child that was really into sports, or playing video games really.  I much preferred to be outside.  Watching the squirrels chase each other or curiously look at you apparently hoping you will have food for them.  The ducks in the water of various species:  Mallards with the male having the green head, while the female is a brown color.   The Wood ducks once again the male having a brightly colored head (in fact it is brighter than that of the mallard).

I also loved seeing the ferns, the fish in the water, and red-backed salamanders.  These are indeed a few of my favorite things.

I will never forget one time I was nine years old and I was walking with my best friend Archie,  I was talking to him about the future Paradise, a time when the whole earth would be restored to that that was given to our first parents in the Garden of Eden.

A time of peace, not just for a temporary time but for all time indeed.

I so look forward to such a time and my appreciation for Creation in general has developed so much thanks to my childhood spent outdoors.  I think that it is so important to have such a connection with nature and to experience its beauty on a regular basis.  As a result I share such things with my sister, and she enjoys it, this is something that brings much joy to my heart.

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Thank you for being a friend….again!!!

Yes, it’s me.  As if it would be someone else lol!!

First of all I want to thank you all for your support over the past year and two months that I have been on WordPress.  This has been more fun than I could have ever imagined when I got started.

You have put up with my jokes and my pop references and I think that is absolutely awesome.

I do promise more to come real soon, in fact I am working on a new concept right now that will not be limited to words on a screen, it will be me In Living Color.  So you can walk on the moon and float like a balloon but it wont be too late to see me.  Ha ha  ha ha ha ha!!!

In fact I am considering creating a YouTube channel especially for it, thanks to my brother Ed.

In the meantime, feel free to read my posts as there are hundreds of them, so you will not run out of reading material anytime soon.

Thanks again,

Anthony Venable

 

Do you really want people to read your blog?

Ok, I am going to make this quick.  If you want more people to check out your blog posts, post on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+etc.    Also one that you must do is post it on Reddit.com.

Trust me, you will have more readers than you ever expected, in my case I have more than I ever imagined.  In fact today, I have more views for the day now at 2:30 p.m than I ever had for a single day….ever!  In fact if it doubles my previous peak for the day I wouldn’t be surprised at this point.

So by all means, I have said this before, but I will say it again….Don’t just stand there, bust a move!!!