Walk a Mile in My Shoes

Walk a Mile in My Shoes

  Evidently, the phrase we all know, Walk a Mile in My Shoes, probably was taken from a poem of 1895 by Mary T. Lathrap. Ms. Lathrap had written: “Walk a mile in his moccasins”, the poem further asking the reader to imagine things from another’s point of view. To...
Escape Listening

Escape Listening

The usual EverWalk party line is CONNECT. Connect with Nature. With your community, your neighborhood, your friends, strangers strolling in the park, fellow dog walkers. Connect with your brain vis a vis recent events, whether events of your own life or of the world...
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020 #GivingTuesday is on one hand an organization in its infancy and at the same time it has in only seven short years catapulted into a worldwide movement in which hundreds of millions of people simply “do good”. In 2012, The United Nations Foundation...
The Value of Intervals

The Value of Intervals

Any time we do the same exercise routine, the same workout, over and over, no change whatsoever, our bodies are very good at becoming more efficient at that workout. If you have made a regular habit of walking five miles at, let’s say, a 17-minute-mile pace, your legs...
Homo-Sapien: The Walker Extraordinaire

Homo-Sapien: The Walker Extraordinaire

When I first met Marty Kennedy, one of our EPIC EverWalkers who has participated in all four of our weeklong EPIC walks, she told me—with no hubris, just a matter-of-fact statement—that she just happens to be born for long distance walking at a pretty decent speed....