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End of Winter?

Yesterday, the last day of winter, ended with clear skies, slightly warmer temperatures and the hope that the long, brutal winter that most of the country had endured was in sight. Although it was still a bit on the chilly side, I went for an early morning run on a woods road near my house and was optimistic that the weather had taken a turn for the better.

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On the way to my running trail (woods road) I got a nice photo of a couple of deer which were also out for a run.

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There were also a few  deer strolling along the road and I managed to snap some photos on my run.

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At the end of my run, I was quite surprised when I checked my Garmin and realized that I had covered three miles in 30:20 in spite of slowing down to take the photos.  Not only was I happy with my time I was also looking forward to spring.

Oh yes, according to the calendar, today is the first day of spring in Canada, but you would never know it from the weather in my neighborhood.

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This time yesterday I was certain that winter was over. Now, I am wondering what happened in the night? Did the winter Gods come back? And why did I put the snow blower away?

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The only one enjoying the snow at my place is Golden Tips.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter (Switzerland)

If you enjoy winter then Switzerland is the perfect place to be in January. It is cold and there is no shortage of snow. It is great for skiing but as I found out this week not ideal for running. Nonetheless, I went for a run in the snow the other day and snapped these photos for this week’s photo challenge.


Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter (Canada)

Winter is by no means my favorite season but since I am in Switzerland and it has been snowing non-stop for the past two days I will make an effort to enjoy it. Yesterday, I missed my run  due to slushy roads and snow.  Instead of running I stayed inside and ate chocolate Santas!

No excuses today!  I will venture out in the cold and snow for a run.  This week’s photo challenge – winter has motivated me to go for a run in the snow.  I am going to take my camera along and try to snap a perfect swiss winter scene. 

In the meantime a couple of winter photos from Canada.

Look at me so I can take your photo!

Do you like the snow?