Smells: yes, lots of noticeable smells! Zoo organic smells, dumpsters, putrid, sewage, food cooking at Hmong funeral, grass, damp, musty, dusty, freeway exhaust,
Walkers completed the sentence: I felt……. thankful and at peace, melancholy about memories of bringing her children to this area of town and now kids are too old and now conflicted by those memories. I felt….. excited to be a first time walker and also apprehensive not knowing what to expect. I felt excited to be with people in Fresno after just moving here. I felt happy to join in again after being away. I felt this walk brought forth so many items of interest that were thought provoking. I felt pleased to see this group representing community after being disheartened at reading Fresno’s master plan for parks -Roeding park represents some of the best and worsts of this community.. I felt very emotional and ‘not tiptop’ since Tuesday’s election results…. I felt the healing beginning and that’s how we move forward.