Winter Walking: September Edition


It’s FREAKING SNOWING RIGHT NOW and I am NOT READY FOR THIS WEATHER.

It’s supposed to get worse over the weekend, too, so that’s great.

So in the spirit of “I need to pretend to look on the bright side of things unless I want to shoot myself in the face,” let’s list all the pros of winter walking.

  1. I use my on-ear headphones as a way to keep my ears warm, which means I get to listen to music when I walk (I don’t walk to music in the summer).
  2. I have to wear a coat, which helps hide my ugly body from the world.
  3. I don’t have to wear sunscreen (and thus don’t have to hose off in the bathroom once I get to campus).
  4. There are fewer people out on the sidewalks/river path due to coldness/bad weather.
  5. You burn slightly more calories in the cold than you do in other temperatures.

…I think that’s it.

So yeah. Things are supposed to improve by the end of the coming week, but it’s hard to see beyond the FREAKING SEPTEMBER SNOWSTORM right now.

What sayest thou? Speak!

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