Saturday Walk

If we were having coffee, I would tell you it felt really good to walk outside today. The cloud cover kept the heat down in the 90s. I could hear the roadrunners with their distinctive rachet-y call, but I did not see them. I did see something on the side of the road. It wasn’t moving and I thought it could be dead. I was not going to get close to find out. I knew we have them here, but this is the first I have seen.


It makes me want to be more alert when I take my walks from now on.

With the temperatures being uncomfortable, I have been mostly indoors this week. I begin my day with the NYT Morning Newsletter online. I read the snippets of news and proceed to do the Mini Crossword, Wordle, and my favorite the Spelling Bee. I usually read the LA Times and Washington Post as well. I keep busy the rest of the day with genealogy research and reading novels. I am into The Ruth Galloway Mystery series by Elly Griffiths and have almost finished a book by John Grisham, ‘The Street Lawyer’. Both authors know how to create interesting plots and characters. I have several more books waiting for me.

My walking hat and books

Weekend Coffee Share is hosted by Natalie at Natalie the Explorer.

8 thoughts on “Saturday Walk

    1. Deborah Drucker Post author

      It would be scary to see a snake suddenly under your feet. Garter snakes don’t hurt people which is good. Rattlesnakes are not supposed to be aggressive but will strike if they feel threatened and are poisonous. This experience has made me more aware of what can be in my environment because the snakes live around here.


  1. Julie

    I agree about being alert wherever you walk. Also it’s important to pay attention to the time of year too. I did a hiking challenge where I would hike 52 times in a year. In April when the weather got warmer, I saw a snake on a trail. I was so scared.

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