Go OUTSIDE and PLAY!

Go OUTSIDE and PLAY!

I heard this refrain all the time growing up, and I’m guessing you did too. We played. And we played outside. In the sprinklers during the summer, and in the snow during the winter. We played tetherball and tag. We played Red Rover and Red Light, Green Light.  We jumped rope and roller-skated and biked until we were hot, sweaty, and utterly exhausted. AND we walked. We walked all the time. We walked to our friends’ houses. We walked to the Little League ballpark to watch our friends (or little brothers) play ball...