Friday, August 05, 2005

A walk

The weather finally broke a bit, and it was under 100 degrees when I got home. We went out and picked up burritos at Chipotlé, brought them home and ate (Bob in the living room watching Stargate, me in the dining room reading Undead and Unappreciated, which I picked up a the library on the way home).

After we ate I decided to take advantage of the cooler weather, and went out and walked a couple of miles. I would have stayed out and walked longer, but I had to go to the bathroom, and there wasn't really any alternative to coming home. I've stopped in at Wendy's before, but they frown at you when you don't buy anything to eat, and home was closer, anyway.

I might have even gone back out, but the sun was going down and it's probably wiser not to be out walking around after dark. That's the main reason I got a gym membership, anyway--Bob didn't like me out walking after dark, and by the time I get home from work, it's already getting late. It stays lighter in the summer, of course, but lately it's been about 100 degrees, and not at all pleasant to be outside. I'm just trying to mix it up a little, to alleviate the boredom of walking on the treadmill at the gym for miles. I said something about it the other day to Dave, and he said, "Don't they have televisions?" Yeah, they do, but they're invariably tuned to "The Real World" or something equally obnoxious, so I try not to pay attention, and just listen to the iPod.

Which served up a nice playlist for me:

Love Is Hell - Ryan Adams
Shotgun In Your Dreams - David Knopfler
Your Ghost - Damien Rice
Dreaming's Free - Ryan Adams
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Jimmy Buffett
Angel - Adam Ant
Poison and Pain - Ryan Adams
Trouble - Shawn Colvin
For Once in Our Lives - Paul Carrack
Every Ship Must Sail Away - Blue Merle

Hm. Poison and pain and ghosts and mummies and trouble and hell . . . And it was a really good playlist!

I took pictures.

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