Winter Riding

It has been warm and snowless up here in Massachusetts. I am not complaining, the weather has been perfect for winter riding. If you don’t mind riding without snow or freezing temperatures. After last winter, this is something I don’t mind a bit.

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Lovely view from Forest River Park

I have been biking as much as I can because I am still shell shocked from the seven feet of snow we got last winter.

Fortunately, the weather has been warm and beautiful. It doesn’t even feel like winter. So thank goodness for all the local businesses that are providing the festive mood.

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Santa’s sleigh in store window

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Festive holiday window

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Glamorous party attire 

The local museum has joined the holiday scene.

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Wreath on the Anchor at the PEM

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Lanterns glow red in the PEM garden

It isn’t just the holiday decorations that give me a sense of the winter solstice. Despite the warm weather, the angle of the sunlight and the brief length of daylight accord the feeling of quiet comfort, peace and the perception that the year is winding down.

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Sunset on the road

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Late afternoon light in the park

I am quite grateful that this time of year it is something I can enjoy on my bike.

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About EF Sweetman

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