I've spend the last couple of weeks at home with a bad cough. I've done lots of reading and writing, as well as cleaning and organizing the house. But today when the sun was shining, I needed to get outside, even if the temperatures were in the single digits. A friend suggested a walk through an urban park down in the valley. Four of us went, hiking through the snow, feeling the sun on our faces, and breathing the cold, fresh air. A nice way to spend the last day of my winter break. Classes start tomorrow.