Lunch Post Challenge: Snowshoeing

23 Jan

I was snowshoeing

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And it was spectacular, a mild -28C with no wind. I could hear my heart beating, a few song birds singing, the river running

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and then a few too many twigs and small branches breaking close by.

My imagination got the better of me. I tried to be calm and face down my fears, so alone in the woods and far from any assistance. I tried to stop imagining sighting a cougar camouflaged in the trees and how it would feel to be ripped to pieces by one; my blood turning the pristine snow drifts red.

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I really need to stop watching Planet Earth right before bed.



Posted by on January 23, 2014 in PonderQs


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6 responses to “Lunch Post Challenge: Snowshoeing

  1. evelyneholingue

    January 23, 2014 at 4:11 am

    Lovely, lovely snow. I miss it so much here in California!


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