The Country Road
I have been walking this country road for over 26 years. My husband and I have logged more miles by foot on this road than any of our cars have while driving it.
Dusty in the summer, muddy in the spring, very slippery in the winter, and most beautiful in the fall - no matter what season, we keep walking.
And from now until October 31, 2009, every mile we walk we can log at the BeeWell Miles website that is sponsored by Bumble Bee Foods.
For each mile that I log at the site, they will pay .15 cents to the Breast Cancer Network of Strength which provides emotional support to those who can't wait for tomorrow's cure.
I have only been logging my miles for 2 days, and have walked a total of 4 miles.
The days are getting nicer, and I figure that I can easily up my walk to 3 miles a day.
If I do that for the duration of this campaign, I would have raised about $90 for this cause.
Since I walk each day any way, this isn't any extra work for me.
It is a win-win situation for the cause and for myself.
And since my husband walks just about as much as I do, he can register at the website and track his miles also.
It is a great motivator for me, and I hope the 3 miles a day is just a beginning.
If I get to the 10,000 steps I would like to accomplish each day, then my waistline would feel better, and someone who needs the services of this organization will also hopefully feel better.