That bakery in our neighborhood has over a dozen kinds of breads, countless pastries, and quite a few variations on the theme of:


However, although the building where we live has an elevator, it also has a handy exercise apparatus:atico steps.jpg

I’ve found it’s never crowded.  I’m hoping it’s effective, or I may not fit into a single seat when it’s time to fly home.

Today was the first rainy day and, call it fate, the first day we did laundry and put it outside to dry.  No harm, just a little irony.


I left the picture of the steps large, because that’s how they feel.