Tag Archives: walking

Missing the Denizens of Downtown Brandon

Hello all! You know, lately I’ve been having trouble thinking of interesting and intelligent blog posts for Colourful Rain and I’ve been trying to figure out why.  I think part of the reason is that I’m no longer wandering downtown on a daily basis and I’m no longer dealing with the public on a daily basis, so I’m not interacting with as many people.  (So far,  I’ve written fifty-five Colourful … Continue reading

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Luck, Rain, and People

So, today was Friday the thirteenth and it rained all day.  Nothing heavy.  Just a light, gentle, refreshing rain.  I could’ve driven to work, but I had no desire to do that.  An umbrella is all I need!  As long as it isn’t oppressively windy (thus making an umbrella more of a hindrance than a help), I enjoy walking in the rain!  It just feels and smells so beautifully clean … Continue reading

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Walking Through a Cotton Ball

Yesterday morning (at least I think it was yesterday morning . . . doesn’t matter), it was extremely foggy in my area of the city.  Actually, it was probably foggy throughout the entire city, but I live in one of the foggiest areas. But I don’t mind.  I kind of like it, actually.  Walking through thick fog is kind of a neat experience. What typically strikes me first and hardest … Continue reading

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In Defence of Wandering

Consider this post a smile, a handshake, and a raised glass to all the aimless wanderers out there.  All of the walkers and wayfarers, the strollers and saunterers, the ramblers and roamers, the jaunters and journeyers, the traipsers and travellers . . .  (Okay, enough playing with my thesaurus.  You get the idea.) Personally, I love wandering around aimlessly, just slowly meandering up and down various streets for the simple … Continue reading

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