Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 214 – A Walk In The Park

My daughter and I took a bouquet of flowers from our yard to a sick neighbor … Took a long walk in the park tonight with my kids, just like in an old movie.

Jimmy Stewart & Donna Reed Sing Buffalo Gal

Remember the old movies where people took long summer walks in the park? Me too. A kid dragged a stick along a picket fence. Couples strolled and chatted. Men and women talked of big ideas and small details. Time moved slow. Seems like an age gone by.

Tonight, I took a long walk in the park with my kids. Our experience?

  • Two boys rode a tandem bicycle.
  • Some children were petting a cat.
  • Families walked and talked together.
  • Skateboarders crossed our path.
  • A teenager jogged by.
  • Canadian geese were strutting.
  • An old friend stopped to talk with us.
  • Dogs frolicked.
  • Ducks paddled around the lake.
  • A young couple swatted a tennis ball.
  • A couple boys shot some hoops.
  • A woman sat reading on a blanket.

Just like an old movie.

About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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