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I did something cool today!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

I have worked at my job for 33 years and I have never done this before ..... I walked to work this morning and then I walked home again this evening. It was only 45 minutes each way and it was a lovely day weather wise so I figured, why not give it a go.

Just before quitting time my hubby called to offer me a ride home. Two of my colleagues also offered but I said no thanks I am looking forward to the walk. I stopped along the way to smell the lilac bushes in full bloom and saw 10 brand new baby ducklings and their mama. Two things that I would not have experienced from the comfort of my car. I also racked up more than 15,000 steps on my Fit Bit Zip, woo hoo!

I definitely plan to walk to work again soon!
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    Awesome! Funny how the people around you couldn't get their heads around the idea of WANTING to walk (in that they offered you a ride).
    1407 days ago
    THAT IS SO COOL!!!!!!!

    so glad you enjoyed it.
    leisurely walks are the best...transitions the mind. emoticon emoticon

    love it!
    1408 days ago
    That is wonderful! I remember last summer I did something I never did before. On a shopping and errand day to a metropolitan area about 50 miles from my home, I ate my lunch in a park. I packed my own lunch so I could eat what I wanted (decent food) and stopped to smell the roses instead of eating in a car in a parking lot or on the way to my next stop. Definitely a difference in quality of life!

    1410 days ago
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    1410 days ago
    Good for you! I am lucky enough to live only about 1.5 miles to work and in nice weather I like to walk or bike to work. One of my favorite parts is getting to notice those little things that you'd never see when you are busy staring at the bumper of the car in front of you like those lilacs and ducklings. Plus I start my work day feeling energized and awake, instead of stumbling in the door half-awake. I hope you have a chance to do this often. emoticon
    1411 days ago
    That is FANTASTIC!!! What an accomplishment! Be proud!
    1411 days ago
    That is cool . . . . it's always wonderful to stop and smell the lilacs :)

    Glad you had an enjoyable day!
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