Friday, January 3, 2014

Uh...Not So Fast

I got up early again this morning.  

3:30

Intentionally this time.  We have an early start time at work today.  Long surgery day scheduled.

Anyhoo...I wanted to take my time and wake up with a nice tall glass of Diet Mt Dew, my weapon of choice.  

I wanted to take an hour and relax and catch up on your blogs.

I wanted to have plenty of time to head out for my daily 3 mile excursion into the dark winter morning.

But as I'm sitting here surfing your sites, the windows start to shake, the awning is snapping and I feel a cold draft around my ankles.

It dies down for a second then BANG as the wind hits the windows once more.

Holy Crap!  I flick over to Intellicast and see that it's 25 out there but with a wind chill of 14.

I glance around at the dogs, who after having been let out to do their morning business, are all curled tightly into balls in their various snuggly spots.

Hmm.  

Maybe I won't go out and freeze my buns off all for a little excersice.  Maybe I should take a cue from my dogs.


4 comments:

  1. Stay inside. Because I said so.

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  2. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! I heard the wind howling in the middle of the night. Hope your day goes quickly so you can get back home and snuggle with the pups.

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  3. Yes. 17 on the homestead this morning. Our walk was brisk to say the least. I do see a couch, pillows and blankets in my future later today.

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  4. Very wise decision, O Wise Woman! We have a real warm-up in temp . . . just for today. 8° now at 8:30 a.m. but with a wind blowing (wind chill advisories out) and a forecast of 100% chance of snow today, 6-9". Then, drat and blast, back down, down, down into the deep freeze again for us. This is turning out to be a cold winter for many of us, isn't it?

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