We Interrupt This Blog To Bring You…….   2 comments

…..an amazing but welcome aberration of nature: this weekend’s temperatures. I’d intended a totally different post but the weather this weekend begged a blog!

Weekends being what they are, I was in the city. I knew it was going to be warm but I guess it didn’t sink in exactly how warm 65 degrees would feel after a Tuesday of snow and days of temps in the teens. If I didn’t know any better I would have thought it was a few days before Easter, not Christmas.

As the infamous “they”say, One picture is worth at least a few words

Judging by the temperature and the sky, it could definitely be April, no, it could be May!



But nightfall brought me back to reality, but in a joyous way. That’s the Christmas-lit Empire State Building in the distance.


It may have been night but the temperatures were holding their own. And people were loving it.

Dining outdoors


Dispensing with coats




Even doormen!


A couple of   hours later I arrived back at the Peekskill train station. What a difference fifty miles can make



And another six miles at the House of Mars


Post Script

I awoke to what I thought was the foggiest morning I’d ever seen.


Then I realized they were fogged up. It was warmer outside than in. So I opened the windows. Yes, in December!


And set out to finish my Christmas shopping!


Merry Christmas to all!


Posted December 22, 2013 by virginiafair in Uncategorized

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2 responses to “We Interrupt This Blog To Bring You…….

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  1. Our weather was unseasonably warm, too! I actually wore shorts and Ed grilled some ribs! We sat outside in our swing, too! Not our typical weekend-before-Christmas!

    Have a Merry Christmas, Virginia 🙂

  2. Merry Christmas, and yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus….he gave us summer in December!!!

    Catherine M. Gaughan

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