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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Bring on the warm weather

  • I’ve always been a fan of fall and winter weather. I love jackets and sweaters but the older I get, the more I lean toward loving that sunshine.
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  • I’ve always been a fan of fall and winter weather. I love jackets and sweaters but the older I get, the more I lean toward loving that sunshine.
    I used to be able to wear shorts into November and be completely fine but now if there’s even a breeze I feel my bones ache and I just shiver.
    I feel like we’re being teased here lately with a few sunshine days and that perfect degree temperature but then the bitter winter wind creeps back in to chill us to the core and I can almost hear laughter in the breeze.
    I put all my winter clothes up like most women do and changed out my wardrobe. I always like doing that because then I go through my clothes and get rid of some that I either can’t wear anymore or am not interested in and I also get excited about those items I haven’t seen in a season or two.
    I think I was a little early changing out my wardrobe this year though. I kept out a few lightweight sweaters and jackets to wear over my cute summer dresses but I keep finding myself reaching into my winter clothes for those lined leggings to wear instead.
    Yesterday I managed to only put my little lightweight sweater on once and I think that was because of the air conditioning.
    I can’t wait for the season to change completely however, spring comes with those scary storms that make me run for cover at the slightest noise of thunder in the distance.
    I should probably add new pair of rain boots and an umbrella to my wardrobe for this spring season along with locate a good storm shelter near my new home.
    Bring it on warmer weather, storms and all!
     
    Jessica is a reporter and page designer for The Shawnee News-Star.
     

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