But I realized that the reason I was hopeless is they were not true to life. No real world feedback.
I love my commute. But sometimes it's a real life video game.
Things I have to miss on a random day:
3 point bucks walking down the street.
Flock of wild turkeys.
Flock of peacocks.
Baby turkeys following mom. They look like a puff of feathers on top of chopstick legs.
Male peacock in full display - in the middle of the street.
Male turkey in full display in the middle of the street.
Herd of deer - with fawns.
Bobcat (once with kitten)
Puma (haven't seen one yet)
Coyote (I know they're out there - you can hear them)
Bike riders (every day)
And random crazy drivers and gigantic trucks.
And when the weather turns nasty, it's through the river and over the trees. I got a flat tire on a fallen branch.
So, I have my fun every day in a real world video game, just getting to work.