Taking Curiosity in Stride

“Few people know how to take a walk. The qualification are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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In honor of National Walking Day, we take a stroll with Eileen and Allen, who’ve decided they’re going to walk every street in the County. They neither know — nor really care — how many miles that is. They just want the journey.

I walked with them one Saturday.

Listen to Choose to be Curious #77: Taking Curiosity in Stride.

This isn’t the first time I’ve built a show around walking. I celebrated my 50th episode by walking to places nearby that I’d never visited — a little like Eileen and Allen, choosing to be curious about the place I call home…

Listen to Curiosity to Go, Ep. 50: Walkabout

Check out the great walking resources from WalkArlington. It’s Cherry Blossom seasons in DC — try the Cherry Blossom Walk! (here & below)

Theme music by Sean Balick.  Research and support by Caroline Kish. Thanks to Antonio Villaronga for capturing the sounds of our walk.

Thanks to The Walkaways for use of their song “Calm Summer Night” in Episode #50, and reprised in our CTG segment this week.  “More music thanks to Blue Dot Sessions: “Walking Shoes” by Skittle, “Home Home At Last” by Warmbody; “City Limits” by  Albany, NY; “OneEightFour” by Skittle; “Three Stories” by Skittle; “Strange Dog Walk” by  Castro; “Pedalrider” by Skittle; “Perspiration”  by The Balloonist; and “Glass Beads” byThe Ballonist. 

More from me about walking here, here, here, here, & here. You get the idea,…

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Cherry Blossom Walk

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