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Walkies and Quiet Time

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The best advice for living ever given comes at the end of Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, when Eric Idle in drag recommends, in part, “read a good book every now and then, get some walking in.” You can kill those two birds with one stone today and be thankful for both at the seasonally-appropriate time. Laumeier Sculpture Park (12580 Rott Road, Sunset Hills; www.laumeier.org) is open even though the galleries and gift shop are closed -- it’s a perfect opportunity to go walking along the nature trail and enjoy the art in almost-solitude. “Almost” because you’re never alone if you have a good book; imagine a brisk walk to Beverly Pepper’s Cromlech Glen, where you then sit down and knock out a chapter or two from one of the classics. You’re not likely to have a better Thursday for the rest of the year. Admission is free.
Thu., Nov. 25, 2010

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