Friday, August 23, 2013
My bright idea for the day was to drive to the park and do my run/jog training. I drove around the huge puddles from last night's thunderstorm and parked near the basketball court. My walking bud, Jules the border collie waited patiently for me to do my warm up.
I had an uneasy feeling. Then I heard two men talking. I decided that I would drive to another area for my training. Again I avoided the huge puddles veering off into a field. The next thing I knew I was stuck. I couldn't see the "marsh" I drove myself into, so close to the road. At least it happened in a safe place and the men I heard were nowhere to be seen.
Jules and I headed home. It's exactly 5Ks from the park to my house. I had my ID in my pocket, a big bottle of cucumber & lime water, my keys and cell. Off to test my stamina!
The walk was a blessing. Perfect weather, the sun partially blocked by low clouds keeping the temp perfect. The road was lined with sunflowers. Off in the distance, across the plains, I could see the mountains. We walked by pastures with horses and cows in them. Idyllic. I found myself almost to a standstill several times as I took in the beauty. It took me nearly an hour to get home.
Hubby and I have to go back and dig out the car. It's a little too wet to take the truck into the "marsh" just yet. All will be okay.