Reasons for not going to the park while he's at work:
1. There are bat "houses" in the trees. This means that bats live in those houses.
2. The wingless, but just as horrifying, cousins of the bats. Over the years I have seen mice and chipmunks running alongside the path with me. Pictures of mice are unnecessary.
3. A few years back during a local drought, the park's reservoir dried up. Numerous guns were found on the reservoir bed, many with their serial numbers shaved off.
4. I have heard about at least one dead body found in the woods of this park.
I'd rather take my chances on the streets. Also, what does it say about my husband who insists I run in these conditions? It is now officially documented. Just in case...