On The Mark: It's best to just embrace deep winter head on
February 12, 2021
We're in a deep freeze. It's beautiful: a bit windy, but gloriously sunny with ample snow. Yet not snowbound. This stretch is a skier, skater and morning walker's heaven.
Walking this Tuesday morning with my neighbor and long-time walking partner June Collman, we compared notes on preparation. Suiting up is a process. Thick handknit wool socks, woven legwarmers, two pairs of long johns, snow pants. Bog boots or hiking boots. A thick pair of mittens covered by mitts, and a third inner layer of gloves in case I have to take a photo, answer my phone or make some outwear adjustments. Four layer...