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Take a walk

It occurred to me today how few families seem to take walks these days. My family has always been a "taking walks" kind of family. Most nights after dinner we could take a stroll or the kids would ride bikes. Tonight was a beautiful warm summer night in NJ and so after dinner at my Moms Brian, my Mom, the boys, the babies and I took a stroll. We walked for almost an hour and in that time we only passed about 10 other people in a busy neighborhood. Brian and I often take the girls for walks and will only pass a few people here in our beautiful lake community.

It surprises me that so few people enjoy taking walks anymore. I guess people are just too darn busy to stop and smell the roses. I say that when you get a chance either round up a few family members or put some good music on your IPod and TAKE A WALK!! It does the soul good!

2 comments:

Mich 3:21 PM  

I agree!! Ava has been walking with us since we strapped her up in the Bjorn. Now, when we go in the garage she walks over to her stroller and wants to go for a walk :)

Lindsey 9:03 PM  

Amen sister!

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