Neil (nt) wrote,
Neil
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I am lamenting the end of summer. This weekend was cold enough that it wouldn't have been comfortable to do my usual weekend ramble along the walking trails and through the parks of Calgary. I know that there are people who enjoy the coming of winter, and the opportunity it provides for skiing, ice skating and similar forms of masochism. I am not one of them. I like hot days, warm days, even cool days -- but not cold days.

My usual strategy for dealing with winter is to break it up with a vacation to some warmer clime, and I will do that this year, too. Perhaps I should learn to bundle up in parka, scarf and boots and go out into the deep of winter, returning home later with cheeks aglow and fingers and toes frostbitten. I doubt that I will, though.
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