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Today was utterly lovely for February – temperatures reached mid-60s. In my area, a rare and welcome respite from winter’s bite.

My children came home from school and tore off to be outside as quick as they could. And I was astonished at the speed with which we could move. My two four-year olds required just down vests. No winter coats, no mittens, no hats, no snow pants, no boots… we were outside in a flash of a moment.

Which made me realize that dressing two small people for the outdoors in winter is akin to moving a glacier. It is painfully slow; sometimes it seems as if movement is non-existent. And I realized on this warm and sunny day in early February that spring is long way off…and I’ll be waiting on that glacier once again soon enough.

What was once my past will soon be my future... snow!

What was once my past will soon be my future... snow!

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