Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Her Eyes were Brightened by the Exercise

Good day to you, gentle reader. Quite a few things have happened since I last sat down to write a post here. The biggest news is that we moved back to the city. It's been my greatest dream for a few years and I can't believe it's finally happened.

We are so very close to restaurants and coffee shops and friend's houses and everything wonderful!

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In addition to that, I now live less than 2 miles from my work and I try to walk there and back as often as I can. I don't like walking...it's not something I ever used to do given the choice. But now, in our darling neighborhood, walking is pure joy!

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The mornings have been lovely, peaceful. There are birds and flowers and sunshine and beautiful old houses. I pass a church and hear the bells ringing, telling me I'm right on schedule and reminding me not dawdle. People are out walking or running and sometimes we say good morning.

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I notice new things and wonder at how many people walk by, not looking at the world around them.

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I see familiar sights and am filled with with new appreciation.

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I feel my eyes have been brightened in so many different ways.

1 comment:

  1. That's fantastic, Crystal! Which neighborhood are you guys in now? I'm really pleased for you. All is well here; I'm settling into a new place in Atlanta and starting a phd in religion. New adventures.

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