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Walked to work this mornng

May 23rd, 2011 at 06:17 am

Made the 40-minute walk to work this morning. It was a little humid and my hair is a bit fuzzy -- and my back hurt -- probably from yesterday's strength training exercises -- but I did it!

Now it looks like rain, so I hope all that gets out of the way before I make the walk home.

I started to walk to the library yesterday to return a book and to get the exercise. It started to rain, so I ducked into a little museum I've been meaning to visit a long time. It was very cute -- a old railroad depot -- and it had railroad memorabilia, plus a lot of Ovaltine memorabilia. The old Ovaltine factory is on the site of the complex I now live in, so it was kind of fun. I have many good memories of drinking Ovaltine as a child, though Nestle's Quik was my drink of choice!

Anyway, I went back home without getting to the library and then we had some strong storms, part of the system that was so devastating to Joplin, Missouri.

So tonight's plan -- after I walk home -- is to drive to the library, then to Wal-Mart, where I will pick up a prescription and possibly buy a new blender. I have a little one-serving blender which is fine for small jobs, but I am finding I need something with some gumption for bigger jobs.

3 Responses to “Walked to work this mornng”

  1. My English Castle Says:

    That's so nice to be able to walk!

  2. momcents Says:

    At risk of divulging too much about myself, my cousin lived in the Ovaltine factory - just bought a house and moved out.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    I rather wish I had signed up to live in the factory, but I opted for one of the modern outlying buildings. It was more space for less money, kind of a no brainer. But I think the factory apartments are very kewl!

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