5 Nov 2007
Manic Monday: Earth
Hey all, I have been a bad Manic Monday participant lately, but Mo knows I love him.
I love this week's Earth theme, as i get to talk about hiking again. Those that are regulars to this here site know i love the hiking.
I have done many post on the subject, just click here Hiking.
Without some solid albeit muddy earth beneath my feet, hiking wouldn't be the same! Who wants to walk on tarmac?
Don't get me wrong i am no mountain goat springing up the hills, I swear, sweat and moan a lot! Especially when those bloody 80 year olds just stride past me. Hiking gives me a rare moment of PEACE and my mind is blissfully at peace even if my body isn't.
When you get to the top of a hill, mountain or ridge and see some fantastic views, you realise how lucky you are.
In order to get even better views I most definitely need to increase my fitness otherwise i will be asking one of those pesky 80 year olds for a hand back down the mountain. So i need to get walking more in the week. I have researched some pedometers and found one that sounds really good the Omron hj 112. To go along with that i have found a site that you add your steps to as motivation called Walker Tracker. When i get my pedometer and start adding my steps you can get a widget from the site to show the world how you are doing. Any body fancy stepping along with me? I know Kai already has one to get her Ass into shape for Mexico.
So here is one of my favourite views, Enjoy my bit of Peace on Earth!