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Tamar F.

Baltimore, Maryland
I am a travel writer, restaurant critic, home cook and well-rounded person. I love hikes through historic trails. I am now the walking moderator! So, let me know about cool walking activities, your "issues", thoughts, suggestions.
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Heat wave! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking There is a heat wave going across the central US and people are loving it! I have been able to quickly climb hills and lots of folks are outside, stretching out their limbs. ... Read on »
I got a pedometer! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking So, I got a free pedometer from Slim Fast’s web site. You can check to see if they are still sending out kits. Anyway, apparently you have to calibrate this one by walking 9 ... Read on »
tough talk money by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking On tv, whenever there’s a difficult announcement to make, the character always says, “I think you’d better sit down.” I think instead, it might be better (unless the person ... Read on »
When you are embarrassed to go outside by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Sometimes, you might have a problem walking outside because of the way you look. I was just looking at a commercial on tv for psoriasis, to get a free pamphlet from www.spea ... Read on »
phone walking buddies! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I was reading this month’s Elle magazine and my favorite columnist, E. Jean. She had a great idea: phone walking buddies! You call a friend up at a specifically arranged tim ... Read on »
A "country mile" by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I think we city folks are too impressed with ourselves walking this many or that many walks. You know that old saying, “a country mile”? I have friends in eastern Kentucky w ... Read on »
Tasty January walking snack by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking If you live near a Whole Foods store, they are giving out free calendars. In January, they have a recipe for a little snack that I think would be great to take along on a ve ... Read on »
kinoki food pads by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I have seen these ads on tv for foot pads that you can wear while walking – they take out toxins from your body. www.buykinoki.com With 60 acupuncture points at the botto ... Read on »
Don't forget to bundle up! by Tamar F. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I had to walk for errands yesterday…scooting around, it was the first time I had done a brisk walk in a couple of weeks. I misjudged the temperature out and this time of yea ... Read on »
Walking for an old-fashioned date by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Are you sick of dates in bars, at concerts or at movies, where you really can’t get to know each other? Why not an old fashioned stroll in the park? Look at the classic Impr ... Read on »
Walking to Johnnies! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking You know those cadences you hear troops marching to in the movies? They’re called “Johnnies” – don’t ask me why. When I was in Air Force Officer Candidate School at Lackla ... Read on »
Lisa Robertson advocates walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking QVC hostess Lisa Robertson swears by walking. As a former Miss Tennessee, she had to compete in the Miss America pageant. She says that she waited until the last minute to l ... Read on »
Walk around for errands! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I love being a city girl. In my neighborhood, you can walk around a few blocks here and there to do banking, post office stuff, buying little trinkets. Well, that is, in my ... Read on »
Mow your own lawn! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking My father in law stopped playing racketball years ago and just mows his own lawn. He has been walking around, mowing his acre of property, and along with some dietary change ... Read on »
Walk on those cruise ships! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Several years ago, I got the opportunity to go on a cruise to the Caribbean and Mexico. I was terrified of looking like some of those people who spend their golden years on ... Read on »
Thomas Jefferson on walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best. – Thomas Jefferson. Well, Thomas Jefferson was born before many of the spo ... Read on »
Thomas Edison on walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking “Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking all day from one laboratory table to another. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my frien ... Read on »
New Year's Nature Hike by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I don’t know many of the birds, it’s true. I can pick out an Oriole (because I live in Baltimore), Bluejays and Cardinals, because of their bright colorings. I can’t tell th ... Read on »
It's hard to "walk it off"! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking “They” are always talking about “walking it off” – any kind of injury or trauma. You hear it from sports coaches, military drill instructors, parents. I have never been ab ... Read on »
"Walking" without walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Some of you may not be able to walk in the traditional sense at all. My uncle in law was a star of the Wheelchair Olympics. Having been shot and paralyzed since the age of 1 ... Read on »