From Forest to Table
Ya'll like that little title? Sorry it's a little lame, but I just couldn't help myself.
Like so many others, I have found myself with more time on my hands due to this corona situation. That doesn't mean that I'm not busy or bored, because I am neither of those things. I still have a somewhat normal routine that I try to follow. And I do try, but I also am trying to be realistic with what is going on in the world and if I need some extra rest or active time, I'm going to give myself that.
One of the things that has been really nice is that I've had more time to explore the woods and nearby places with my dog. I usually stick to my few places within Burlington, as I "normally" would have less time to travel to a place to walk Ranger. Since the start of covid-19, I've noticed a significant increase in the amount of people I see at the few woodsy places I frequent in Burlington. I used to hardly see anyone. Maybe once or twice a week, out of 7 days of walking, would I see a person. This was pretty much the case even last spring, when I would walk every day in these places. But this past Sunday I had a pretty intense time when the park was packed at 7:30 on a Sunday morning. No thanks, I need my space and solitude!