Day 13: guest post

Day 13: guest post

This morning’s post is from my hockey buddy and amazing coach Ren Tashiro. Thank you Ren for sharing your outdoor practice with us today. 

Bird at feeder

Walking residential streets is one of my pleasures, and now a habit.  I used to hate walking, instead taking my bicycle on errands or to visit friends.  Somehow in March 2020 I got the idea of adding an afternoon or evening walk to my daily routine of morning runs, and I am still walking three years later, circling the quiet, safe streets on my nightly outing.   Usually the circuit is uneventful, but occasionally there is a chance encounter - a neighbour, a proffered box of books at the curb, or a nocturnal animal sighting, including of a coyote loping down the road ahead of me last spring.  

Snowy park

Long term mobility and wellness are important, big picture life goals for me.  With them in mind, I intentionally, and now habitually, braid in daily movement outside, using that time as a means to connect with others, with nature or for solo reflection and reconnection with self. xo   


LinkedIn:   Ren Tashiro

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