Sunday, February 16: Today, we take a 3 1/2 mile walk around Lake Audubon in Reston, Virginia. Reston is a planned community that was founded in 1964 and is one of the nicer suburbs of Washington, D.C. Lake Audubon is one of four artificial lakes in Reston.
Since the lake is small, only houseboats and canoes are allowed. All around the shoreline, we see little party boats covered in snow and hemmed in by ice.
I’m not sure of the prices of homes here, but I can imagine they’re expensive.
I enjoy walking in Reston as the community has 55 miles of paved pathways and natural surface trails through woods and around neighborhoods and lakes.
I’ve been walking a lot since I returned home from California, at least five days a week, despite it being one of the worst winters we’ve had since 2010. In February 2010, right before I left for Korea, we had two huge blizzards which shut Dulles International Airport, causing my flight to be postponed. Apparently the winters since I left have been very mild. I get the feeling the bad weather is following me. 🙂