Tag Archives: walking

A Bit of Fresh Air

Last weekend, it looked like winter was a foregone conclusion. This past weekend, it looked like summer was mounting a comeback. The truth is that evidence of autumn is all around us. The colours are beautiful and they need to … Continue reading

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Seeing Through Someone-else’s Eyes

Going for a walk, despite its physical distancing obstacles, can still be great.  For me, it isn’t as great as going for a bike ride, but that isn’t a fair comparison.  When the bike is really humming, you might appreciate … Continue reading

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Love in the time of Coronavirus

Despite the lockdown, and despite the doom and gloom that hangs over my employment, I did find something worthy of the title of Perfect Moment. This time last year, my girlfriend and I spent the day walking in High Park … Continue reading

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On the Sidewalk

Sunday was an absolutely gorgeous day.  The temperature reached above 20 and the sun was shining.  What a fantastic day to head out for a walk.  Not surprising, many others had the same idea.  Had I been on my bike, … Continue reading

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Just Outside my Window

When I was writing yesterday’s blog in which I explained that I do not pay attention to weather forecasts, I managed to peek outside.  The sun was out and it looked gorgeous.  I didn’t exactly make plans to go bike … Continue reading

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On Second Thought

I looked outside and it was a gorgeous day.  I decided to get away from the screens and the hum of home appliances and head outside.  I felt I could use a walk. I started my walk on a bad … Continue reading

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A Weird Day

Yesterday was a weird day.  How’s that for an opening line?  There are so many places I could take this one. After work, craving a bit of fresh air and freedom from screens I got ready to take a walk.  … Continue reading

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The Weekend

I am still working, so the weekend still has some meaning in my life.  It doesn’t have any TV sports, but I am not working and not chained to a computer screen.  Therefore, I have lots of candidates for This … Continue reading

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Eye Opening

With the weather improving, my thoughts have drifted to my bicycle.  No matter how many YouTube videos I watch, it really doesn’t compare with being out on the bike.  Thanks to the coronavirus I won’t be going on club rides … Continue reading

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Six Feet of Separation

I went out for a walk after my day of working at home.  I had had enough of video screens and just wanted to exercise a little rather than sit around drinking coffee or surfing the web.  I got some … Continue reading

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