My dad used to be a runner. Now he takes a long, brisk walk every day. We go with him when we visit, and that helped spur us to add a second walk to our daily routine. Here’s me walking with Dad past the mid-Michigan cornfields this summer.
John and I have gone for frequent evening walks for most of our 14-year marriage.
When we were newlyweds, our neighbors across the street often went for night walks, and soon we were passing them on the street pretty regularly.
More recently we added morning walks to our routine. Depending on the weather and the time we have, we might take an ambitious 45-minute brisk walk or we might cut it shorter.
So I was happy to see a recent New Yorker article headlined, “Why Walking Helps Us Think.” Ferris Jabr wrote:
What is it about walking, in particular, that makes it so…