Tuesday Walk Discoveries

Today (Tuesday), I walked.

But first, I bought a new pair of rubber slippers. Because the one I was wearing retired in the middle of the road.

After my 2nd swim class in a subdivision near my house, I grabbed a few items from the nearby grocery (again) as per my dad’s request. I opened my Maps app to make sure I’ll take the right route, I crossed the street and before I could go further, my left slipper gave up on me. I went back to the mini mall and bought a new pair.

It was 33 degrees Celsius. I had no umbrella. I didn’t put on sunblock. But I wanted to walk. So I did.

It was my first time (well maybe second) time to walk around my neighbourhood. (Why is WordPress using a British dictionary to correct my spelling?) I had missed out on the view for five years. I was glad I chose to walk today. So I can catch up on what I’ve been missing.

Here are a couple of my thoughts about my 20-minute walk home.

Our neighbourhood has lots of lovely trees. This street looks vibrant. I discovered a few eateries. They seem to be worth checking out.

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See that man behind the cart? He respectfully greeted me “good morning.” I thought it was pleasant of him to do so.

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I had been asking my dad if there’s a junk shop where I can get a small aluminum sheet. I would not have known there is a junk shop nearby had I not taken the time out for a leisurely walk. Unfortunately, it was too hot to even contemplate a stop over. Not today.

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I got a better look of this resto we’ve been wondering about but never got the resolve to check out. Now I know a bit about their menu!

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I have been wondering where I can buy organic vegetables. This organic vegetables “garden,” it turned out, is on the block across our subdivision. Sometimes, walking around is better than Googling it up!

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And here’s another shot of the other street.

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I arrived home dripping, or at least it felt like I was that wet with perspiration. Who cares, I was about to take a bath anyway. But next time I’ll bring an umbrella. 😉

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