We went for a walk last night.

We went for a walk last night because we were going stir crazy in the house.

We went for a walk last night, driving out to the foothills, to an old, familiar trail.

We went for a walk last night, winding our way through cacti and scrubby sage, over the well-worn path cut through the dry ground.

We went for a walk last night, watching the sky, trying to judge the remaining light through building clouds.

We went for a walk last night, talking about all the ways our life could change this week–or how it could remain painfully the same.

We went for a walk last night and saw the moon rise over the mountain.

We went for a walk last night, watching distant storms, lightning flashing in the west.

We went for a walk last night, and Hubby insisted we take a different path back than the one we’d taken out into the hills, slowly gaining altitude.

We went for a walk last night, overlooking the city we’ve lived in for as long as we’ve known each other.

We went for a walk last night, dreaming that our child will be born in a new place.

We went for a walk last night, darkness falling on us.

We went for a walk last night, the wind changing and cooling us.

We went for a walk last night, and I dared to utter, “Wouldn’t it be amazing if, looking back, we realized our baby was on this hike with us?”

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18 thoughts on “We went for a walk last night.

  1. That was beautiful… Ive been following you for quiet some time now and you are so on my mind. I’m sending you as much positive energy as I possibly can. Your bab(ies) are with you… and they enjoyed that walk with their mommy and daddy.

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