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Daily walk

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It’s clear that typing is insufficient as exercise, so today I went for my walk. Not quite 45 minutes, but tomorrow I’ll extend it by a couple of blocks and that should do it. I’m in chapter 9 of the second part of Don Quixote, so he hasn’t quite set out on the third sally.

The secret for me seems to be to go for the walk at a specific time: when the clock hits the time, I hit the door, stopping whatever I’m doing and making the walk the top priority. That is how I get it done.

I also need to add some mat exercises, but I’ll stick with just the walk for a week.

What I saw on the walk—and next time I take my camera: First, in someone’s yard they had planted an artichoke and let it go ahead and flower. Very striking: an intensely blue giant thistle.

Second, as I walked up the street I disturbed one of the small (almost tiny) deer that make Pacific Grove their home. This was a buck, with a very nice set of antlers. As I approached, on the same side of the street, he abandoned his nibbling of the shrubbery and walked slowly into the middle of the street and turned to watch me.

Written by LeisureGuy

11 November 2012 at 11:17 am

Posted in Daily life, Fitness

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