This blog is for and about the Webster family. Each of us want to make choices every day that will result in optimal health and fitness. We represent different generations and different places in life - from empty-nesters to young families to students. Our health goals are as varied as we are, but we want to have a common place to post our progress and our challenges. We will be accountable to each other - to provide support, design incentives, share information we come across, and in general cheer each other on and celebrate our steps toward fitness! If anyone happens upon this blog and is inspired to be more fit and healthy that is icing on the cake. So here we go!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Kathy - Springtime Tromping

Meadowlark calls greeted us as we began our tromp this evening. Yes, spring is in the air.  Along with wind and snow!  Brrrr!  The wind flung wet, stinging blobs of snow against us as we trudged up the hill, not too bad when the wind was to our backs, but if we kept the wind always at our backs we would end up in the next county somewhere. Conditions were quite miserable.  The beast, however, was absolutely delighted!  She LOVES snow.  Last week our snow was almost gone and lurked only in small patches in shady places.  The beast would greet each rare, snowy patch with joy and fling herself down in it for a cool, refreshing rest. This evening she was in her element and raced through the wind and snow as if she were trying to embrace the cold.  FL and I asked ourselves if we would indeed be dragging our bodies through the formidable conditions if we didn't have the beast.  Likely we would not - but I couldn't help being secretly glad that we do have her.  There is a perverse streak in me that loves being out in the elements.  I am not saying that I would relish being out in a real weather disaster, say a tsunami or an earthquake, but some something relatively mild like a spring snowstorm is nicely bracing!  

Hope you all are 'Marching"  (really poor pun - sorry) along with your fitness goals. The first of April starts a new and exciting challenge so be gearing up!

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