Gone for a Walk

It was a pretty day. A little on the brisk side — there was a chance for snow flurries! — but brisk doesn’t bother me. It’s March. It’s supposed to be brisk.

I felt like going out, then I didn’t have anything I wanted to do, so I ended up going to Mt. Rose Cemetery to have a walk around. I hadn’t been since… let me think… hold on… November. Yes, yes, November. I went on Thanksgiving Day. It was surprisingly warm that day.

Today, despite the briskness, I didn’t really dress any warmer — t-shirt, shorts, hoodie. It was fine.

The hill looks so gentle, the mausoleum looks so far away. No, the hill is a brutally steep climb, and that mausoleum is, like an object in a mirror, closer than it appears.

I had a good walk around and got a nice little workout.

I do believe that was snow falling in the distance…

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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