January is Back

We were spoiled down here at Undisclosed Location with some nice weather for a while last week. In saying that, I mean, no big coats, gloves, scarves, and I was quite happy taking the girls out with a baseball hat.

Not today.

I had leggings under sweatpants, a long sleeve tee under a polar fleece jacket, a vest under a coat, and you know what? The wind really was nasty. My neighbor’s theory that the weather changed too quick probably puts some teeth to the fact that I seem to have picked up a gastro bug. Good mom that I am, I went out twice and got the girls out and together we walked almost a mile and one half. Damn, it was cold.

The good part about the cold was the solitude down here and it soothes the soul.I managed to work prayers for good friends of ours going through a health crisis. By the time I was just about home, we were almost done.

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They take care of me mentally as much as I take care of them physically and emotionally. It’s a win-win for all three of us.

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Though the Weather Outside is…

…January.

The temperature when I woke up was 16 degrees.If that doesn’t scream January in the East, well, I don’t know what does.

The girls and I went out, albeit a little later than normal, but I layered up,and the wind wasn’t too bad.

Now I have to bundle up again for the last walk of the night.I am hoping the winds are kind.