- I need the exercise.
- Get to know my area better
- See how good my Vibram Five Fingers shoes really are.
- Needed some time to my self.
- Give me the chance to really connect with my own mortality.
I also ran across a guy going the opposite direction really close to my destination. I said hello and he asked if I could help him with directions. He was trying to get to a Walmart or other retailer to get some socks. I got him turned around (he thought he was headed east, but was going west) and we walked and talked for a bit. It seems he had flown in from
When I was done, I grabbed a sandwich at a local gas station and started back. About half way back, I really started to feel it. There is something about my hip shape that just makes it hard to walk long distances. It also did not help that it had rained the day before and I kept getting my feet wet. The shoes were great, but wet feet are just hard to tread on. I had to stop twice and by the time I got to my street I was dragging my feet. A hot shower and some Tiger Balm later, I felt tired but content.
I had hoped to put a map of my trek on Google maps, but it is acting wonky. With any luck they can get that cleared up and I’ll have a nice view of my trip to share.