Shut out by the wind, rain, and cold Yesterday began, and stayed, cold, rainy, and super windy. The stunning St Mary Valley mountain view is barely visible on the horizon. Hours after this 7:00 AM photo, we tried to make hiking work, but the wind, rain, and cold were relentless. Shut out by the wind, rain, and cold. • • • • • This website is about our BODY. To read today’s post about our SPIRIT, click here. If you want to stay on this site and read more posts from this Blog, click here. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.