Good morning again. I expect you’re all probably just about to have lunch, whilst I eat my breakfast, so here’s a delicious sesame chicken salad just for you.
Yesterday was a lovely lazy day, spent by the pool, reading my Jodi Picoult novel. “Sing you home.” I’ve read almost all of her books, and love the way she writes, dealing usually with ethical issues from many different viewpoints. There weren’t many people when we first got to the pool area, and it’s so peaceful there under the shade of the huge umbrellas.
The only sound was the occasional passing golf cart on the other side of the fence.
I’m not a golfer, but I always thought that players walked around the golf course, so have been surprised to note that everyone rides from hole to hole. Hubby informed me that nowadays, it’s usually only in tournaments that the golfers walk the course. That seems really strange to me, because surely they’re missing out on all the exercise they should be getting. I’ve read that if you walk the 36 holes, you can burn around 3,000 calories, which can’t be bad. I find it really funny to see people riding around the place on these funny golf carts. We quite often have to stop to let them across the road when driving to the gym.
After lunch, we didn’t stay very long, as the sun was quite strong, and more people were arriving. If vitamin D is good for one, then the residents around were really getting a good dose of it. I think a lot of them meet up by the pool most afternoons, and it’s lovely to see what a friendly community there is here. We don’t know many people by name, but everyone greets us with a smile.
We had a bit of activity on the lake yesterday morning, and it wasn’t birdlife or even an alligator. It was two men in a boat, who rode right around the edge, with some sort of instrument. I have no idea what they were doing, but they certainly weren’t fishing.
Today we’re off to check out the cardio pump class. We haven’t tried this one before, so will go and suss it out before deciding if it’s strenuous enough for us. If not, we’ll just do our normal treadmill, weights and machines. Maybe I’ll get to chat to ‘Walter Matthau’ again. Last time, I told him that he reminded me of someone but I couldn’t think who. I said it was an actor, and he looked quite flattered and said, “Well think about it, and tell me next time you see me.” I hope he’s not expecting me to say, “Brad Pitt or George Clooney.”
Have a great day everyone. Chat again soon.