Saturday, October 5, 2013

Riverside Park

Arrow by TheTurducken
Arrow, a photo by TheTurducken on Flickr.
The post-op instructions told me to walk every day, so I took them at their word. Walking is pretty much the only exercise I can do at this point, anyway. New York is a city where people walk a lot, but walking for exercise on the sidewalks isn't so great, because you have to stop at a lot of lights.

Fortunately, I live half a block from Riverside Park. The park is four miles long, along the Hudson River, and I have my choice of paths. It's hardly wilderness, of course, but it's a green space with a lot of variety. Even though I've walked there quite a bit, I still don't know everything about it; on one recent evening, I was surprised to find a statue of Joan of Arc.

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