The Christmas Holiday is behind us and I am back at work. Of course for quite a few people the “holiday” continues and they are heading out to the mall today. During my commute to and from work I pass a large shopping mall and I can see the parking lot from the highway while driving by. On Monday afternoon the parking lot was packed and I am sure today will not be different. I am always amazed how much stuff people need to buy for Christmas – be it presents or whatever else. I do not mind presents, but going to the mall on the day after Christmas – that sounds more like a horror movie to me. I always try to buy online, but in general we’re keeping a low shopping profile in our family by not going overboard with presents. [Read more…]
When I woke up this morning it was not pleasant outside as you can see from the picture on the left. We had about half an inch of snow in the drive way and I actually used a broom to clear out the driveway and the path to the front door. It was a very powdery snow – I assume due to the low humidity and the frigid temperatures. I left home at 4.40 AM to go to Kosama for my morning workout. The roads were a bit icy, but nothing major and so I arrived quite early. Only one other guy showed up for the workout and so it was a very small class of just two people and the coach today. [Read more…]
Quite a change in weather today. Yesterday it was in the 70s and now this. Dark, colder, gloomy weather. Don’t like it!!!!!
To brighten up your Monday morning, here are some pictures from my last trip to California which was about 10 days ago. I often use pictures as computer desktop backgrounds or for screensavers to brighten up my day and free the mind from all the stress. I already have a 1 hour workout at Kosama under my belt and I am planning to run for 7 miles this afternoon. I am Ok with the clouds, but I hope it will not be windy. [Read more…]