The Power of Positive Words: Walking for Pleasure

I was walking back from the gym today on the lane that meanders across the Cookridge golf course, my hands shoved in my pockets and my shoulders hunched against the cold wind, when a car pulled up alongside me and the window rolled down. “Are you walking for pleasure, or would you like a ride?” the driver asked. “Err, thank you,” I said, “but I’m … Continued

One New Sport A Week

Hood River, Oregon One of the reasons I wanted to move to the Gorge was the outdoorsiness of the people here. Being a lazy oaf, I need either to set myself wild challenges (and then tell everyone I’m going to do them before I have a chance to change my mind) or to surround myself with people who will goad me into action. It’s working. … Continued