This hike started out with running intervals. On one of those I lost footing on a gravelly down slope. I nailed my barefoot running shoe on a sharp, fixed rock trying to catch myself. It bruised my foot good. I’m grateful that is all it did.
You want to be fit. It’s the weekend morning, and you haven’t trained in two weeks after a virus and the next week exhausting yourself catching up at work.
The coffee fumes reach out to you like a pungent, thermal hand, melting the sand man’s sand in your eyes.
If you like weekend mornings resetting with a friend at a coffee house, here is a sequence you might memorize:
Walk. Walk to meet, or walk with your friend, loved one, or business partner to the coffee house.
Talk. Bounce your ideas around, assemble your thoughts, and plow your mental fields while a cup warms your hands.
Black. Order your coffee black if possible, and if you sweeten it, use a few drops of honey. Same with tea.
Lean. Lean forward and eat lean.
Back. Walk back home!
PLEASE PASS THIS ON. When it comes to keeping a lookout, outdoor fitness, sports and training enthusiasts cover lots of ground, terrain, streets and other paths. That’s why I’m re-posting and linking to information to become familiar with the Jessica Ridgeway case, and other recent attempted or active abduction facts so that more eyes and ears can expand the lookout beyond the limits of current searches.Below are descriptive facts on more than one case in the region.
Also, here are links to relatively recent incidents of attempted or active child abductions together with descriptions of vehicles or persons where available. Any of the facts noted may lead to discoveries that could protect children and help law enforcement. One happened Monday in Cody, Wyoming and the FBI is studying that one for similarities.
Cody, Wyoming abduction: Arrested.
Arvada, Colorado attempts: royal blue sedan; link to story for composite sketch.
Iowa abuction: similar age, gender to Jessica. Active case over 2 months since disappearances.
Sheridan, Colorado attempted abduction of 2 year old in June. White van and see story for sketch of suspect.
You may find other attempted or active abduction stories by your own research. Be advised, children aren’t the only ones, in 2010 at Ketner Lake in Westminster, Colorado, a man reportedly tried to abduct an adult female runner using a chemical on a cloth.