You knew I couldn’t stay inside forever, didn’t you?
Yesterday afternoon, after two days baking, writing, sewing and listening to music in the house, I went out for a walk. It wasn’t even four o’clock yet, but it was very much going-on-dark.
I carried the umbrella, because it was raining, but it mostly got in the way of me looking up at the trees. I folded it up.
The park wasn’t empty. There were couples and singles, out walking. Mostly without dogs, which is unusual, and no joggers at all. Maybe the ground was too slick for them.
I like walking by myself sometimes, because I can think my own thoughts and not worry about trying anyone’s patience as I take six pictures of the same tree. Dark, rainy afternoons are especially good for this.
On the way home I enjoyed watching the traffic signals reflecting on the wet road. What a pretty planet we live on!