This morning, millions of Canadians looked out their windows, looked at the calendar, looked out their windows again and shook a frozen fist at the sky. “Damn you, Mother Nature, you fickle mistress!” we shouted in unison. “Is this what you call spring?”
No, of course it isn’t. It’s winter stretching out on an icy lounge chair, frozen margarita in hand, settling in for an extended visit.
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But Kim Bright isn’t taking any of winter’s shenanigans.
The Brandon, Manitoba grandmother has performed the equivalent of flipping winter the bird through her “Canadian Granny Defies Winter” video series. In each of the eight videos posted thus far, she performs an outdoor cold-weather activity while dressed in little more than a bathing suit and a trapper’s hat.
One of her latest offerings, uploaded on March 5, shows a determined Bright walking her dog past several mountains of snow.
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