As it’s the end of April and I’m walking around the house with my coat on, I thought I’d post something I wrote a few years ago but never actually published. Will winter ever let go? On this drippy day, the words still seem to fit — minus the snow, thank goodness!
Hope the words help you find some warmth!
Cold! Wind! And of course, Snow! Yes, on May 16th!!! Anyone else notice those are 4-letter words?
and “Polar Vortex”? Well, with a [p] and a [v] AND an [x], it sure looks like one of those #!$%^#* words, doesn’t it?
Truthfully, how is it that something we all look forward to in November — the first snowfall, that chilly snap in the air, snuggling in a bulky sweater or a comfy blanket, and a sparkling White Christmas — looks so dull and mundane and monotone by March?
By May? There just aren’t words to describe it. Continue reading