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Monday, September 12, 2011

Top Ten Reasons to Walk to Work

10. The streets in the neighborhood are beautiful, especially in autumn.

9. I spend most of my day in a cubicle in a chair; walking lets me stretch.

8. Driving less often reduces my family's dependence on gas and saves money.

7. Walking home provides thoughtful "decompression" time after a busy day.

6. I enjoy the fresh air.

5. Walking is good exercise.

4. I lower my carbon footprint by leaving the minivan in the garage.

3. Driving less often saves wear and tear on my aging minivan.

2. Parking at my workplace is limited, to say the least.

1. This is the view of my favorite easy-out, shady parking spot after the latest storm went through.

Yeah, the aging minivan would have been toast. I wasn't working that day, luckily.

2 comments:

Khrys said...

I walk to work every day, I could add a reason #11 to your list. It would be:

When you walk to or from work you can also get the opportunity to say "Hi" or even get to know your neighbors which can make a neighborhood friendlier, safer and stronger.

Rural Women Rock said...

Hi Daisy, Just read your post on hppt://ruralwomenrock.blogspot.com Girl, you are more than welcome rurl or not. Join us! This should be fun!