Walking Will Cure What Ails You

On dreaming of being a walker in the city once more.

Photo by William Bout on Unsplash

For as long as I can remember, I have always loved to walk. In part, this might be because I grew up in Los Angeles, where being a pedestrian is a mark of profound suspicion — bro, what happened to your car? — and I enjoy being ornery. Feeling the syncopated clip-clop of your feet against the pavement, watching your…