Saturday, January 24, 2009

Island Report

January is my favourite time of the year 'round here.

The weather is generally as good as it gets (e.g. overnight low last night was 68F with clear skies; today's high is set for 79F with sun and some puffy white clouds).

There's a lull in the tourist traffic as of the Monday after New Year's - so everything's open, but running below capacity.

Sunday is the annual Stride Against Cancer. For me it will be a nice supported training run - I should tack on 3 miles to make a total of 16.

Monday is a public holiday - National Heroes Day. Our business will be open, but it's nice to have it going on around us. The holiday was first held in 2003, and is now "the largest national celebration of heritage and culture in the Cayman Islands". The official annual themes are wonderful acknowledgements of diverse contributions.

I know that this post is link light. I'll Linklater - Slacker that I am.


Blogger Jenny Davidson said...

Puffy white clouds!

Have a nice run tomorrow...

1/24/2009 12:05:00 pm  
Blogger Wendy said...

Stride well! (Link later.)

1/24/2009 12:47:00 pm  
Blogger Danielle in Iowa said...

When I lived in the DR, January was always exquisite. While I am a snow bunny at heart, having near perfect temps was not something to be scoffed at!

1/24/2009 01:58:00 pm  
Blogger Rainmaker said...

Good luck tomorrow, even for a training run!

1/24/2009 11:43:00 pm  
Blogger Kona Shelley said...

Oh will be -17c here..yay for us..:-)

1/26/2009 08:42:00 am  
Blogger Fe-lady said...

We want DETAILS (of the race...)
Similar weather here...beautiful!
And love the "holiday" a HERO to someone!

1/26/2009 10:35:00 am  
Blogger ShirleyPerly said...

Your low & high temps sound wonderful right now to me!

1/26/2009 11:16:00 am  

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