A lot of people ask me why I chose to move to Albuquerque. I don’t have a very good answer for that, but look, this is where I go running. This part of the Sandia Foothills is an easy one mile jog from my house:
These pictures don’t really do it justice. There are a ton of trails and it’s really gorgeous.
And guess how many lungfuls of car exhaust or cigarette smoke I inhale while I am running here? ZERO LUNGFULS!
Guess how many asshats get in my way to comment on my running attire? ZERO ASSHATS!
Albuquerque has over 24,000 acres of Open Space and most of the daily maintenance is done by volunteers. People here are heavy into outdoor recreation.
I am not heavy into outdoor recreation, but I appreciate the views and the solitude.