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Walking Distance

In walking distance from my house Are restaurants a’plenty. In just a 5 block radius, There must be more than 20. There also are a lot of stores – For food or drugs or liquor And also several hospitals (Though cabs get you there quicker). In walking distance, there is art – Just choose a cool museum And Google the exhibits now Then stroll on by to see ‘em. You need an outfit, socks or shoes? A book of stamps? Some flowers? No matter what, it can be bought – Just double-check the hours. A city life has lots of noise But anyone you talk to Will tell you that it’s wonderful To have so much to walk to.

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Date: 10/20/2022 1:57:00 AM
I have been to the city and it is a lovely place for me to visit, but give me the silence of the country where we can hear the crickets and the bullfrogs and watch the stars not move.
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Date: 10/1/2022 2:55:00 PM
I'm in a very well-acclimated part of town, myself, Ilene. Restaurants, grocery stores, drug stores, banks, etc. are all within walking distance of my apartment complex. As much as I love my car, I'm looking forward to the day when I no longer need her.
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Date: 9/30/2022 4:01:00 PM
And that’s exactly where everything should be - walking distance. I have to drive for literally everything (10 miles to shops). Needing a stamp for a letter can be a longer drive than the address to which the letter is going… Duh!
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Date: 9/30/2022 11:05:00 AM
In contrast, Milton realises what he thought he needed wasn't worth starting his car, so he saves money (but loses the exercise). Keep walking! Well thought out poem, Ilene! Aloha!
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Date: 9/30/2022 9:34:00 AM
Oh, I do envy you that convenience, Ilene. Anytime I need anything at all, it means getting in the car and driving to a store. Of course, I can walk only about two blocks without sitting down and resting my hips and knees. Do your stores home deliver???? And, no, I couldn't afford a New York apartment.
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