Walk It Off

Isaac Fitzgerald
This continues to be tough. Let's go for a walk.
Created 27 Feb 2021
  • Tell Me About Your First Walk of the New Year
    05 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 45 40
    My first walk of the year was through some woods near an old farm on Long Island. Zorra was with me, and at one point we heard the snapping of a branch. We both froze—Zorra’s ears alert. To our left, ...
  • A Note of Gratitude at the End of 2021
    29 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 14 0
    Before 2021 comes to a close, I wanted to send a heartfelt thanks to all of you for being members of the Walk It Off community. What started as a random idea I had at the beginning of this year has bl...
  • A Morning Walk with Zorra
    27 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 38 22
    It’s 7am, which means it’s time for Zorra’s walk. I know this because at 6:55am Zorra woke me up—her black tongue licking my face—in anticipation, giving me a good five minutes to pull on my wool cap,...
  • Tell Me About Your "Only in ________" Story
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 32 25
    On a recent walk with Min Jin Lee, she told what I like to call an “Only in New York” story—about selling a photography book to Tina Turner when she worked at The Met. I love “Only in New York” storie...
  • A Walk in the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Min Jin Lee
    30 Nov 2021 • 18 min read • 38 14
    “I sold a book to Tina Turner in this very spot.” Min Jin Lee and I are standing in the gift shop at The Met. Things have changed since Min Jin worked here—the area where her register once was is now ...
  • Tell Me About a Tiny Way You Celebrate Yourself
    18 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 48 37
    I recently walked with Morgan Parker and during our stroll she mentioned that she wants to get better at celebrating herself. Simple things, such as saying, “Good job, Morgan,” when she completes a ta...
  • A Walk in the French Quarter with Morgan Parker
    15 Nov 2021 • 14 min read • 15 2
    “My bags were packed. A Lyft was literally on its way to take me to the airport so I could go to New York City.” Morgan Parker and I are walking through the French Quarter in New Orleans, talking abou...
  • Tell Me About Your Halloween Weekend Walk
    04 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 30 37
    Last week I wrote a lil’ ditty about Halloween decorations and being happy to be alive. Then I went down to New Orleans to celebrate a good friend’s birthday. New Orleans is a great walking town in ge...
  • A Walk Through the Boneyards of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
    30 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 28 21
    “Is it just me, or did people go extra hard with their Halloween decorations this year?” My brother and I are out for a walk in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where I’m visiting him and his family. The da...
  • Tell Me About What Gives You Hope
    28 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 47 32
    This past week, I asked Cameron Kasky, “Are you hopeful?” His answer was a much more candid version of something I found myself often saying last year: “I’m locally ok, globally concerned.” Last week’...
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