Thursday, February 10, 2011

listen to the wind blow

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song of the day: 'chain' by fleetwood mac
yesterday was epic. as in record setting snowfall in one day for the entire state of arkansas. we officially got 24.5" of snow between 3 am and 5pm. it was incredible! absolutely, stunningly beautiful.
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i am wearing a t-shirt, denim shirt, sweater, cape, scarf, two pairs of knee socks, one pair of regular socks, fuzzy lined boots, two pairs of gloves, and my winter running pants. AND I WAS STILL FREEZING!
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in most places the snow was much taller than my boots so i got it all caked inside, slowly melting and seeping inside of my multiple layers to to chill my wee feet.
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it was so funny just trying to walk in it. i mean, for us, this is a novelty. we've NEVER seen snow like this. you couldn't tell where the sidewalks met the street so there were more than a few stumbles.
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we really could only make it a couple blocks before we got too cold. but it was pretty unforgettable. there really is a quiet calm that comes with snow. and here, the whole town shuts down and we can slow down and enjoy it. not sure i want to experience it all the time, but it's nice while it lasts.
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details:
cape, sweater, boots-vintage
denim shirt-thrifted
socks-walmart
pants-nike from local sports store (way warmer than any jean)

7 comments:

Morgan and Lua said...

SO you live in Canada right?

Oh my gosh that snow!
Any snow angels in the near future?

p.s. We need to chat cold weather gear for running. Or maybe...a post on it?

Between Laundry Days said...

Holy crap! I guess I can't give you crap anymore about complaining about winter. Enjoy your snowy wonderland!! :)

KatySue Pillsbury said...

I hate getting snow in my boots! I love the cape!

Meggstatus said...

Where did you get that cape it's beyond fabulous!!!

Fashion Fabrice said...

that's why i hate winter.. you can put as many clothes on as you can, you're sill freezing..!
I love your look though:) The poncho is fantastic!
You have a great blog! I'm really happy I ran into it!:) You 're very stylish and i like reading your blogposts:)
So i'm going to follow you from now!
Hope you visit me back and become a follower too!

love
fashionfabrice

merl said...

HA you nut! you got over 2 feet of snow and you wear midcalf boots to walk around.. I don't feel bad that your toosies got coldsies.

Anonymous said...

Maybe try wearing mittens that might help