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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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Business for walking health by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I’ll tell you a business where you will do some serious walking – the convention business! My dad used to supply furniture for major conventions, like Book Expo America. C ... Read on »
Plan a pick your own trip for walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Are you doing some planning for trips, etc. for the upcoming year? Pick your own fruit farms offer a wonderful opportunity for walking in the fresh air, carrying some weight ... Read on »
Ellen DeGeneris on walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-three today and we don't know where the hell she is.” - Ellen DeGeneres. It just goes to s ... Read on »
Charles Dickens on Walking by Tamar F. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Walking “If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish.” – Charles Dickens. Do you feel like you’re gonna bounce off the walls? Or, maybe you have som ... Read on »
Don't forget foot hygiene! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I had a gym teacher in grade school who came straight out of military service in Vietnam. He was all shell shocked and scary. One thing he was adamant about was good foot hy ... Read on »
You do not need pills to walk! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I just saw a new Alli commercial – you know, those FDA approved diet pills that come with a ton of warnings. There is the craziest assertion in it: “I can walk around the ... Read on »
Steven Wright on long-distance walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking “Everywhere is walking distance if you have enough time.” – Steven Wright. Steven Wright has a dry way of appreciating “the obvious”. I think of our ancestors – the anci ... Read on »
Safety first! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Whether you are walking in the day or night, it’s still important to be careful. Once when I was young, I had a Walkman on as I walked my garbage to the back of my apartment ... Read on »
Take a tip from the Iditarod! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated by the Iditarod – the dog race in Alaska that goes for miles and days. Well, both the drivers and the doggies have to be prote ... Read on »
walking meetings by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Body and Soul magazine suggests converting sit-down meetings into walking meetings. I think this is a fun and innovative idea, but with some caveats. I think this would be b ... Read on »
Another walking-volunteer idea by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I was just at a holiday party with my in-laws and one of them works and does volunteer work at several hospices. She was expressing remorse for diving into the myriad of swe ... Read on »
save your sanity! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking So, it’s coming upon Christmas. Many of us will be spending time with our families, extended families, people we don’t know. Before you suffer from foot in mouth syndrome, g ... Read on »
Healthy Hydration While Walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking It’s important to stay hydrated on a long walk…but sometimes, water is “blah”. Well, here’s a new nutritious sip to try – Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry juice. Accordin ... Read on »
walking after surgery by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I must confess to having had “a little work done” in the past. When you have had surgery, what with the pain and painkillers, you definitely don’t feel like doing anything, ... Read on »
I've been working while I walk by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking When I’m not writing, I am often in the business of booking and representing various musicians. Lots of people would like to have an agent, but some need to stay in the gara ... Read on »
If you are pregnant, don't wear high heels by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking You wanna know something that makes my blood boil? All those Hollywood photos of pregnant celebs wearing stilettos. These days, I suppose we’re supposed to be grateful if th ... Read on »
Ladies, walk at work by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Ladies, if you have a job where you are “running all over the place” – perhaps running all over court houses, a school, a hospital, etc., get yourself some proper shoes so ... Read on »
Mall Walking by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking If you live in the big city, it can be hard to find a good place to walk. Sometimes, the sidewalks can be torn up or nonexistent. The car exhaust is enough to choke you. Tha ... Read on »
Multi-task spa walk! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking As long as you are getting all beautiful while walking, there’s no reason why you can’t multi-task. During the cold weather, apply a thin layer of pure shea butter to your f ... Read on »
Walk to books on tape! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Remember “books on tape”? Well, now they’re on CD’s that you can download and put on your MP3 player. Here’s a little variation from your standard tunes on your daily walk: ... Read on »