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Yeah.....

Yeah...I was looking forward to doing some running outside. (Not that I run inside...no gym membership or treadmill.) We have had record cold temps. Average daily high has been 6°F. With less than 6" of snow accumulated...well...let's just say I was not keen on freezing my ass (legs, nose, ears & other parts) off. Forcast says we should be getting snow this weekend. We'll see.

The Wind.

The last several days we have had a wind storm rolling through our wonderful place in paradise. We've had gusts up to 80 miles per hour with sustained winds at 50 to 60 miles per hour. As a result it has been quite chilly. During the wind storms I usually don't go anywhere unless I have to. I don't have asthma but I have tons of allergies & who knows what is blowing around in the wind. Thankfully, I didn't have to work these last couple days. So here we are. Saturday morning. The wind seems to have died down for the most part. I can finally try 'freezing-my-ass-off' running. Otherwise known as cold weather running. Most of the year I do my running the same months I shave my legs on a regular basis. You know, the months with no "brrrrr" in them? So my running season has been April - August, maybe the first two weeks in September. Depends on how cold it is. See, I don't like the cold. I am most assuredly a warm weather kinda gal. I stay here bec…