Take a Hike

Where I live in San Miguel is a 10-15-minute walk to the center of town where the Parroquia and Jardin are located. And walking is what I do daily.  If I want to go to the small (by U.S. standards) mall I can take a bus or cab, it’s just more of a hike than… Continue reading Take a Hike

Coronavirus · ice cream · Kleenex · shoes · walking · Weekly Prompt

Answers to What Is It?

As I noted in the post showing the clues of the What Is It? Challenge, each item has something to do with my actions during this self isolation period. A Kleenex seems to always be in my hand Ice cream topped with strawberries, blue berries and chocolate sauce cures any isolation stress The only exercise… Continue reading Answers to What Is It?

Photo Challenge · Photography · Pictures · Rainbows · Six Word Saturday Challenge

Walk Through a Rainbow Without Rain

London Underground, St Pancras, June 2019 Travel With Intent’s Six Word Saturday challenge asks that we put a six word title to the above picture. So here is my title (and, by the way, I love this photo): Walk Through a Rainbow Without Rain See other great titles for this photograph at https://travelwithintent.com/2019/06/29/taking-on-the-colours-of-spring/  

cabin fever · Mexico · musings · San Miguel de Allende · San Miguel Mexico

Cabin Fever

Cabin fever is this week’s Word Prompt so see more at https://weeklyprompts.com/2019/02/13/word-prompt-cabin-fever/ Not to be a spoiler, but in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico cabin fever isn’t in our vocabulary. Visitors and residents spend countless hours outside: working, walking, playing, relaxing, visiting, buying, selling, photographing, living. Part of this ‘under the sun’ lifestyle is due to… Continue reading Cabin Fever

Photo Challenge · Photos · walking · Weekly Prompt

Parade Walking in San Miguel

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is famous for its parades. In fact, there are parades of some sort at least monthly and often several times a month. I took these photos of participants walking for miles in parades throughout the city. Parade walking seems to qualify for this week’s Photo Challenge for Weekly Prompts’ theme… Continue reading Parade Walking in San Miguel

children · Daily Prompts · Porches · Residential · Seniors · sidewalk · Streets · walking · Youth

Where’s the Demand for Sidewalks?

Sidewalks. Most towns have them, and at one time most residents insisted on them. But, maybe that was before people stopped walking to and from place to place, and instead get in their cars to drive 3 blocks to the grocery store. Sidewalks were considered a necessity in early day America since walking in the streets was a muddy,… Continue reading Where’s the Demand for Sidewalks?

Dog Walking · funny · humor · walking

Granddad’s Rules for Walking

On my daily walks with my Grandfather, he would instruct me in the ways of proper strolling for men and women. For instance, the man always walked on the outside of the street, thus protecting the woman from messy splashes from passing traffic, and from garbage that was often thrown out 2nd story windows onto… Continue reading Granddad’s Rules for Walking

Alone · Beauty · gardens · reblog

A walk to remember

Originally posted on Inked Thoughts and Midnight Monologues:
The other day, I went for a late evening walk. My earphones and playlist were awaiting me but then something happened. * I gazed at the pale blue sky. The sun had softly settled behind the misty hills. I breathed in and then out. It felt different.…

animals · blogging 101 · dog bites · Dogs · humor · pepper spray · tasers

Carry a Big Stick…

Another interesting week around my neighborhood, full of lessons I really didn’t want to learn. The first lesson is to carry a big stick when walking my doglets, or as a friend suggested getting a taser! My little ones and I were on a ‘walk about’ (as they say in Australia), when a couple of… Continue reading Carry a Big Stick…