A Sunday Walk

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I’ve been putting some intentional effort to get out and go for a short walk once or twice a week around my neighborhood.  A lot of my time is spent writing or on the computer and I just don’t get enough movement and exercise in my day.  I went for about a 40 minute walk just a little bit ago.  It’s a lovely, sunny, autumn day here in the mountains.

It’s a nice way to develop a deeper connection to one’s neighborhood by going for walks around them.  I like to take different routes and go down streets I never had before.  Some particular things I enjoyed seeing on my walk today were: a long legged dog rolling around enthusiastically on its back in the dirt, an older man operating what appeared to be a home-made remote control lawn mower, a parade of yellow leaves floating down a nearby stream, and a tree trunk that was twisted around itself.

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