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Still winter!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Seems like I made a mistake with my last blog --- it's still hibernation time. Another no school day today. LOTS of snow.

And I decided that I need to write myself this reminder so I don't call myself wimpy when the heat of summer keeps me in the house too.

This the first time I can ever remember the school system trying to figure out where to get extra days for school. The latest option was Good Friday or a Saturday to be named later.

The cold does not stop me. I'm an expert at clothes layers after a lifetime of New England winters.

Ice in its many forms --- slush, refrozen puddles of black ice, leftovers the plow didn't push aside, etc., etc. --- ice stops me. So does a huge pile of snow on every street corner. And narrowed streets and roads. I vaguely remember the placement of sidewalks! Cars don't expect pedestrians out enjoying the fresh air this time of year!

I guess I bought into the lifestyle thing. An hour in the basement on my treadmill holds no appeal. I want to go outside. I want to breath the air, and watch the clouds, and wave at neighbors, and pat the dogs that know me on the head.
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  • SPARKFRAN514
    Sorry you are still in middle of winter with today being to the first day of
    spring. our snow is gone but we did a lot of rain wind and the temp was 29 when i got up. We all need to send Mother Nature a note reminding her its time to put winter to bed emoticon emoticon

    1290 days ago
  • PHEBESS
    Wow, this is late in the year for a snow day!

    We had hurricane days in St Thomas, and one year went until early July to make up the time!
    1291 days ago
  • MLDIZ109
    Snow here too..though I don't think there is talk of where to make up any school days (which is a good thing as I am a teacher, and I don't mind going an extra day in June..). I hate ice too..so staying in, did my run on the treadmill.
    1291 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Snow here too, so you're not alone. Did fortunately get out to walk Mr. Spot the Wonder Dog and ran into a lot of his canine friends and their humans. Nice!

    HUGS
    1291 days ago
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