Success is not final, failure is not fatal - it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Sir Winston Churchill

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Red sky in the morning...

Got up this morning to go walking with friends and this is what greeted me. Absolutely glorious!! Now the saying goes "Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky in the morning, sailor heed warning" - which was fitting. We were about 4 miles into our walk when it started sleeting, snowing, raining and the temperature was right around freezing. Good thing we really enjoy doing this - we still had fun together and managed to go for 10 miles anyway. :-)
Als ich heute frueh aufgestanden bin um mit meinen Freundinnen zum Laufen zu gehen hat mich dieser Himmel begruesst. Traumhaft schoen, oder? Hier gibt es ein Sprichwort das heisst "Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky in the morning, sailor heed warning." Was bedeuted das roter Himmel am Abend ok ist, in der Frueh aber schlimm sein kann. Hat auch gepasst, wir sind ca. 4 Meilen gelaufen als es zu graupeln, schneien und hageln angefangen hat, Regen war dann spaeter auch noch dabei... Gut, dass uns das Laufen soviel Spass macht, denn wir sind trotz allem 10 Meilen miteinander gelaufen und hatten einen tollen Start in's Wochenende.


  1. You are so lucky you saw this beautiful sky view AND you are walking!! I am hoping in a week or two I'll be back to walking my neighborhood :)

  2. That red sky is so pretty! You sound like the postman's motto on your walk! "Neither sleet, nor snow.... shall deter me from my appointed rounds" :) xx

  3. Wow, so ein schoener Himmel! Das war's dann wohl wert - aber ihr scheint eh sehr mutige Laeufer zu sein!! :)

  4. The red skies are gorgeous.....and you guys might want to consider being mailmen. "Through sleet, snow and rain" plus, now you can have Saturdays off.