Today, Millie and I are celebrating 365 consecutive days of walking the Chip Butter Trail. Many of our friends~ the deer, the great blue heron, a large red-tailed hawk, and a beautiful indigo bunting~ were all there this morning, scattered somewhere along the trail to see us through. We needed no other fanfare, for the song of the mockingbird was quite enough, and oh-so-fine!
Walking is not something new to me, for it has been almost a way of life for many years. It's just that I had never walked every day for a year before. It wasn't always easy to get up and get out there in all kinds of weather ~ in wind and rain and snow, and scorching summer heat. But, as William Morris said, "How I love the earth and the seasons and the weather and all things that deal with it and all that grows out of it."