Of course – any day leading up to Christmas can turn into a frosty, wintry day. Frosty, wintry days aren’t too bad. If I don’t have to get out and drive on the frosty, icy roads or shovel snow. Today, I got up and went hiking early this morning in 36 degree weather. Brrrrrr! I layered my clothing well and got in a 60 minute hike. By the end of the hike – I was so sweaty and had icicles hanging off my hair and fogged up glasses. I had a blast!
As the day wore on – it begin to snow/rain – snain? And the roads became like an ice rink. Very, very slippery. And the temps had dropped into the low 20’s. One thing about learning to drive in Alaska though – it taught me never to brake on icy roads. But this is Colorado – and there are a lot of California drivers here – who ride their brakes and make me hold my breath.
I have been in the country all day with friends. Putting shoeboxes together for Operation Christmas Shoebox. After the shoeboxes – we made Christmas cards –