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Winter Scenes From My Runs

wp-1473774907071.jpgToday I'm joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related.

Today's topic is "Winter Scenes From My Run".  Winter in H-town isn't much different than the other seasons.  There is less green. No ice... no snow... not a lot of dead looking trees. Sometimes there is grey, dreary days... but this winter it seems that blue skies are winning.

I still see plenty of wildlife... mostly squirrels, ducks, geese, and the big white bird.

During winter, since it gets dark so early I run a lot on the Waterway.  It is a lighted pathway that is always buzzing with activity - runners, walkers, bikers, etc. so I feel a little safer in the dark.

 

[caption id="attachment_2078" align="aligncenter" width="300"] On one of the half dozen days it was cold.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2233" align="aligncenter" width="300"] rainy, dreary... blah! I was excited to find out how to get to the pedestrian bridge I drive under every day.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2234" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Big white bird.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2235" align="aligncenter" width="300"] There is a huge koi pond on the waterway![/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2231" align="aligncenter" width="276"] The Enchanted Promenade by TILT at Discovery Green[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2229" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Can you tire of twinkle lighted trees?[/caption]

What do your winter scenes look like?




Today I'm linking up with MCM Mama Runs, Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run.

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Comments

  1. You have some great winter scenes! Mine really don't change that much from my year round scenes unless there is snow, which we haven't had this year.

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  2. No, I would never tire of twinkle lighted trees! If only I had some to distract me.

    Today was so ugly (snow & freezing rain), yet I got it done.

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  3. I have big white birds like that one in my yard in summer! And then they must migrate down your way. Very pretty!

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  4. You have great things to look at on your runs. I'd be happy to see that all year long.

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  5. My winter scenes this year have been mostly in my mudroom, atop the treadmill....which is why i went rogue and wrote about music instead ;-)

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  6. We have not had any snow this year that has stuck. January was full of dreary grey days though. It's almost spring though right?!

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  7. I hope they don't take them down! I don't recall them being up in the summertime.

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  8. It's been so long since I've ran on a treadmill... I remember those winter scenes though.

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  9. Yes, spring is getting closer!

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  10. My winter running is similar to yours. It doesn't really change much. Gets a bit colder, no ice or snow either though. We are getting some pretty crazy rain right now (like flooding, rock slice, dam breaking crazy!), but I suck it up and go anyway haha. I don't have any cool places to run nearby like you do though! Wow, that Enchanted Promenade would be such a nice scene to run through.

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  11. I've heard about all that rain... crazy - be safe!!

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