Not that long ago, my husband and I were running errands and decided to finish the day by going for a walk. When he turned right out of the Costco parking lot, I immediately said, Wait–this is not the way to nature! This has become a running joke between us, but it’s also indicative of my life right now. I’m all about the nature.   James River   I’m sure there’s probably some psychological explanation. Something to do… Read more »

  When I want to clear the fuzzy, cloudy bits from my brain, I typically go for a walk. But last week, after finishing final edits on my current manuscript (and reading my story just one more time, again and again), I found myself in a swirly, slaphappy haze.     It was the kind of brain fog that nibbled away at my common sense. I should’ve just gone for a walk, or better yet, taken a nap, but no,… Read more »

  I love to go for walks outside, and lately the weather in my part of the world has been all kinds of amazing. So, I’ve taken my winter exercise routine of marching in front of the TV (why is this not an Olympic sport?) to the road. And the scenery has been awesome, because spring is breathing new life–and color–into everything…   Tulip tree in Historic Fredericksburg Rooster at children’s farm in Maymont Robin’s egg Koi in the Japanese… Read more »