Tag Archives: fresh air

#20: Attend a community outdoor concert

Ten years ago my husband and I moved to a suburb on the west side of the city.  After renting an apartment on the east side of town for a few years, then living in a townhouse for a few … Continue reading

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#12: Try letterboxing

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that volunteering is an important part of my life.  From 2010-2012 I spent Friday mornings in a second grade classroom where I tutored individual students for 90 minutes, … Continue reading

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Fall colors

It’s difficult to over-state just how incredibly gorgeous the weather has been here the past few weeks.  I’m talking big-ball-of-sunshine, shorts-and-t-shirt-temps (literally), crayon-blue-skies gorgeous. Over the past few days the weather has turned a bit (temps have dropped a little, … Continue reading

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Connective cords

Today was a warm, bright, dry, quintessential summer day.  On my walk after work this evening, I passed by a clothes line – and saw an assortment of freshly laundered garments drying under the August sun: As I noticed the … Continue reading

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Enveloped by environment

My in-laws live in a small town in the midwest.  Mid-morning today I took a leisurely walk – and thoroughly enjoyed the nature of my current surroundings. I loved feeling the contrasts of smooth-and-slightly-springy asphalt, compared to crunchy gravel, compared … Continue reading

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Happy Meal

I work in an office building the middle of the city.  Today my colleagues and I decided to eat outside in a patio area several stories above the street; so while I munched on my meal, I also enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Impromptu irresponsibility

As I walked to the mailbox this morning to collect the newspaper, I was struck by how amazingly beautiful the weather was.  The sun was out, the air was in perfect balance of fresh-yet-warm, the bushes in our front patio … Continue reading

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