Saturday, September 20, 2014

Daily Walk: What I see along the way

I walk almost everyday, sometimes twice a day. Partly to better control my diabetes, partly to get exercise, and partly to think. It's something that I've come to look forward to and to feel uncomfortable if I don't do it (usually from reasons beyond my control). When you walk the same route day after day, you come to see more and more detail along the way. Along my walk, and I have several different routes I follow, I've noted and photographed some of the things I see. I'd like to share with you some of those sites.

Cobblestone Parkway, the main road into my development

This is along the first route I followed when I first started walking a few months ago.

This in a neighbor's yard not far from my house.

This is McCormick Road, another route I follow. This is the longest stretch, almost three miles round trip.

There are several things to see along this road.

This is a view that I enjoy, an expanse of trees beyond a lake, and the skies above,

and a section of fence.

There are also reminders of our modern world of communications.

And, finally, there are reminders that our roads are dangerous--roadside memorials.

Walking has become an added pleasure to my life. Hopefully, I can continue to do so for many years to come.


Elise Fallson said...

Lovely pictures. I appreciate long walks now that I'm a bit older. As a kid, not so much. What I find interesting is taking a familiar route and instead of walking it in the usually direction, walk it in reverse. The POV totally changes and I see things that I had previously missed.

Richard Hughes said...

Elise, I'll have to do that, go the opposite way. I'm sure it will be different looking.

Tanya Lynne Reimer said...

We always take the same way too, and it's always an adventure. Thanks for taking us on your walk with you!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

that sky was awesome

Clarissa Draper said...

I walk a lot too. It's so important. I love the photos you took along the way!

dolorah said...

Its nice to be able to walk along, and take time to see what's there. These are lovely scenes of your interesting walks.

Denise Covey said...

Hi Richard. Great to take a daily walk, even better when it is inspiring.

Donna K. Weaver said...

Some gorgeous views you have. The cell tower sure has a lot of collocators on it. At least being able to do that limits the number of towers that have to be put up.

Misha Gericke said...

Walking really is one of those underrated things that's actually wonderful to do.

Thanks for sharing pics of your favorite walks. :-)

Lady Lilith said...

Wow. You are surrounded by such wonderful images.

Carol Kilgore said...

I walk, too. I love it.

Sherry Ellis said...

I love going for walks, too. It's a good way to clear the head! Thanks for sharing your pictures.