Day off work! A good day to get in some exercise! Ahahaha. Good day to get the kids off to day camp and then take a mini-nap. Then read for a while and then relax. Lunch and stretch out for a while. Some work I had been putting off. A mini-nap. Kids come home, supper, … More Happy July 4th!
The wind blows harder at a crossroad. Today it blew so hard I thought my earrings would pull a hole in my ears. Seriously hurt! Couldn’t even run against the wind, it was blowing too hard.
Walked to work. Still 1 hour, 5 min. Things that make me walk faster: Those annoying people chatting right behind me. Waving at one of the other regular walkers, strangers who I see for about 15 seconds most days. Speed-walk for the win! Telling myself a story as I walk. Noticing that the traffic light … More Heel and Toe Express
In Alaska, there are hundreds of words for snow, but only about 50 are appropriate for a family blog. Walking after a day of snow gives me words like slush, hardpack, drifts, slippery re-frozen melt off, and the terrible shoveled heaps that make it impossible to cross the street. On the other hand, my … More Walking ’round in Winter Wonderland
Lovely warm weather, lots of rain. Boots weighing down my heels at every step. First bus – out of service. I start walking. Second bus out of service too. The umbrella is unwieldy. I’m nearly home before a bus shows up. I’m just glad its not cold. Poetry in wet motion.
Working in computer lab in school basement for way, way too many hours. Break-time: run up to the 5th floor, hitting every other step. Double time! Stop at the top to feel heart moving a LOT LESS SLUGGISHLY. Then run back down to the basement. OK, more sitting!
It is possible that some people have noticed that reading involves a lot of sitting down. It’s important to shake a leg, sometimes. So I did this “Biggest Loser Workout” video yesterday, because hey it’s only 10 minutes! And today I am Charley horse in a full circle around my thighs. So I … More Shake a Leg