Walking to work today, the wind actually pushed me sideways. Wow. Not quite the healthy exercise I had in mind!
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
driving, driving, driving – oh no, a snowstorm in june! whatever can this be??? It’s a trip to the Inn at the End of the World. People from all times and places are stranded, and to pass the time lets tell some stories. Some stories are fun, some boring. One odd thing – while there … More The Sandman, Vol. 8: Worlds’ End by Neil Gaiman
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
It is November 5 (Happy Guy Fawkes Night, England!)J and for the last few days I ave been walking without a jacket – so warm! That shaved about 2 minutes off my best speed. Today was warm but the air felt heavy, and I dragged my feet. Yesterday I did half a video workout and … More Walking in the Weather