The Importance of Walking Around

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I’ve moved a bit throughout my adult life. I haven’t bounced around a lot, but I have been new to a community a handful of times. Being new is hard. You don’t quite have your bearings and don’t know the hot spots and the “hot nots.” I’ve found you figure it all out through trial and error, but an error I repeatedly make is using community calendars as a resource. Community calendars are useful, I suppose – if you’re looking for Ping Pong for Seniors or semi-depressing trivia nights in a dark bar with soggy carpeting. Displayed in free periodicals and on town websites, they hold so much potential yet often result in so very little. Overall, they are generally a sad grid of undelivered promises. Continue reading