2021-01-16 - Onslaughted

~11.0 mi @ ~21.9 min/mi

"I was Onslaughted!" says Square Peg, describing yesterday's hectic pace of events. After a dawn-of-the-dead-like shuffle to Starbucks the newly caffeinated duo meanders in North Kensington and confirms that "No Outlet" signs aren't always entirely true. Mindful conversation focuses on paying attention, cherishing differences, learning new things, recognition of one's worth, and above all sharing joy and caring for one another. A portajohn teeters at a precarious angle.

"This year is different!" says Half Full. Maybe hard-and-fast rules about when (or if) to take down holiday lights can be bent? Doc Bob and Danger Man compare the hills of Chevy Chase View to the Rocky Mountains. A friendly cat graciously accepts some love.

"Baruch Atah Adonai, Blessed are you, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe. We thank you for the holly. We thank you for the ability to climb. Thank you for the whole forest." The Rainbow Trail behind the Temple Emanuel synagogue is overgrown with brush – perhaps another day!

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