I walked less than a mile tonight...and consider it a victory.
It is 8 degrees outside. With 'wind chill' it's "0 or less"...
whatever that means..just quoting our 'weatherman'...
He probably couldn't guess well enough to make it seem like he knows what he's doing.
I remember this kind of cold. I grew up in Michigan. It reminds me of December's 'lake effect snows'.
It is full of humidity.
It pierces you. It freezes the hair in your nose. The word 'frostbite' has real meaning to a michigander. Except the snow there is wet. It makes great snowmen, and forts and ice balls....
ahhh, ice balls. Snow balls with a punch. lol.
If you can't give someone a mild concussion, what fun IS it?
We used to live in the upper peninsula, right on the edge of Lake superior on copper harbor. It would snow so deep and the wind would create huge drifts on the side of our house.
We could climb out the upstairs windows and slide off the roof and into the drift.
It was awesome.
Right across the way was copper harbor and we would slide down the hill in front of our house, across the road...down a rather steep hill on the other side and out onto the lake. It was 1977-1978. Amazing amounts of snow.
I lost feeling in my legs half way around the block.
I may put another pair of pants on and a much better scarf and do another lap.
I am going to do 100 situps and 50 pushups.
so basically 1.5 miles walking, situps and pushups...calories burned....2 maybe???
I can't get to the gym, the roads are a mess.
Here in Colorado they put down dirt so you can get 'traction'.
Which makes nearly no difference whatsoever.
You get dirty ice.
There are times I miss michigan, cause if there is one thing Michigan does well, it's clear the snow from the road...it's called practice. They get lots.
They don't use dirt.
They use salt.
You know why? It works.
Hope all is well with you,
walking in a winter wonderland,