Passaggiata

I live in a rural part of my town in Maine. There are few places that I can get to on foot that wouldn't require packing for a half day trek. That's why I looked forward to the Bean Supper this year. This is a destination that I could comfortably walk to and from and … Continue reading Passaggiata

Back in the saddle again. Not.

I was thinking that now that the kids are back in school, I should resume my walking routine. I used to walk 3 miles or so every morning around 6:45am, before I did anything else...even before I went to the gym or yoga class. I did it every day just like clockwork. Until I stopped. … Continue reading Back in the saddle again. Not.

Pig aggression

I was walking my route other morning when I heard an animal noise from behind me. I was passing the pig sty (literal, not figurative) that is on the street adjacent to mine right at the side of the road, so of course I knew it was a pig. These pigs also routinely jump the … Continue reading Pig aggression

Betrayed

So, my 3 mile, 30 minute morning walking route? It's really only 2.14 miles and takes me 34 minutes to walk it. How do I know this? I downloaded an app to my iPhone called RunKeeper (and NO, I NEVER run but it tracks lots of activities in the free version) and walked my usual … Continue reading Betrayed