The Continuing Case for Exercise

The ‘Well-Being’ post from last week was foremost in my mind as Mrs. tVM and I hiked up the Casa Grande Mountain Radio Tower Trail his morning.  A mere 2-mile out-and-back hike, we stopped to catch our breath more than once.  You see, over the 1-mile hike to the summit, one climbs 994 feet.  That …

Walking with Thoreau

From Henry David Thoreau’s essay “Walking” published in The Atlantic Monthly, June 1862. “I have met with but one or two persons in the course of my life who understood the art of walking, that is, of taking walks…” “He who sits still in a house all the time may be the greatest vagrant of …