Thursday, April 25, 2013
I'm getting a lot more walking done now that I live in the desert and have a giant yard. I purposely planted things on the very back fence where there is no running water to force myself to walk down there and back at least once a day, and on some days half a dozen times. I started a Zen garden back there so I can get exercise by moving rocks and wood and raking sand and carrying water. Yesterday my sunflowers sprouted and I planted gourds everywhere. We have miles of fencing, and I want to grow as many things as I can on the fences. After being cramped with apartment sized yards for years, I'm not missing any opportunities to grow things. All that gardening is great exercise that doesn't feel like 'I'm going to exercise now.'