Merry Christmas, Wilderness!
In case you're wondering why I'm filling in for Tony for today's Walk, it's because he was with his girlfriend's family last night.
Also, just wanted to also rub it in to all of you that I'll be going to warm and sunny Jamaica with my family tomorrow for the next week. I probably won't be sleeping tonight though since I have to leave for the airport super early for our early morning flight. Since I'll be gone this weekend and into early next week, Tony will be filling in for me for my Saturday Walk.
With that out of the way, I hope you are all having a great Christmas, and I'll see you all again next week after I get back from Jamaica!
It's even more of a winter wonderland in my neck of the woods here in southeastern Wisconsin because of some snow we have been getting (not so sure if Minnesota has been getting some snow lately), so strap your boots on because it's time to take a walk.
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