Posts Tagged With: walking

Spring!!!!!

IMG_5438For the following post, I recommend reading while listening to either “Spring” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” or “Morning Mood” from Grieg’s “Peer Gynt.”

This is the first weekend in a long time that I haven’t needed snow boots to venture outside, and I think it’s safe enough to pack away my long red winter overcoat for another season. And we’re just under a week away from the vernal equinox and the official first day of spring on March 20. I feel like Anna getting ready to burst out of the gates and go running through the village singing “For the First Time in Forever.” (Yes, I probably have spent a little too much time this winter watching “Frozen.” But last time I checked, that’s not illegal.)

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A prescription for a long walk – continued

Just a short post for today. Robert Zarr, a D.C.-area doctor who has been working with the National Park Service on the Park Prescription (Park Rx) program, was featured on a segment on NPR this week. The segment also deals with the topic of how to encourage children to get more exercise – including walking to school or playing in the local park. Check it out here:

To Make Children Healther, a Doctor Prescribes a Trip to the Park: NPR, July 14, 2014

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