Keep your icy feet away from me, Mr. Freezey. ~ Akbar… or Jeff… I get those two guys mixed up
Seriously, my feet are like bricks of ice. Gotta get that situation fixed pronto. Rach, go boil some water or something…
Well, today I just feel like going for a run. But it is supposed to be my rest day and realistically, I need the rest, so run I will not. I may just kick the new cat around a little and hope that the impact doesn’t shatter my feet.
It was pretty nippy up here last night. 3° to be exact. Which, as defined by Webebster* is nippy. So that makes 3 + 8 = horseshoe. Math… who gets that stuff?
So instead of a thrill-a-minute, action-packed tome about tromping around the woods for 17 hours, today, I’ll pick something to review and well… review it, for your reading pleasure. See, I got your back.**
Today’s review: The Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover – Mmmmmmmm Pufffy
My new favorite garment of the year is the Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover. That is a lot of words but there is some serious alliteration in there so we can forgive them. It is not only fun to say, but fun to wear and has kept me toasty warm in a wide range of conditions. This awesome jacket proves that good things DO come in small packages as it is amazingly lightweight, packs down to a tiny, easy-to-store bundle, and keeps you warm and dry even when wet. This is the advantage to Patagonia’s PrimaLoft One insulation over Down – well, that and no birds are harmed – and it gets the stubert seal of approval. The outer shell is even made from recycled material so that makes, like, three thumbs up which means I need to go out and find a third thumb somewhere. Where’s Walter Sobchak when you need him?
Just yesterday, I was removing a foot and a half of snow from our driveway and, as I am known to do, misjudged the wind direction a bit with the snowblower resulting in a seriously coated Stu. No problem for the Nano Puff… I stayed toasty warm. It’s like wearing some sort of magical anti-coldness cloak. Now, if I could only get them to make one for my feet…
*Webebster is a completely fictional reference book made up by the author to cement a punchline. I cheat. Sue me. Webebster did.
**Yes, though occasionally I misspell “contemplate”, I am not a complete moron and do know that “I got your back” is not correct grammar. Punctuation and where commas and shit go when tossing quotes into sentences, I really need to brush up on that but right now I am in the zone and as I discovered when I startled our cat one time while he was playing with a piece of tinfoil or something, you should never disturb someone who is in the zone… particularly when your nose is within clawing distance.