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| 13 January, 2014 18:58
Winter usually means snow. It blankets the landscape. Falls silently. Glistens and sparkles. "Silver dreams under a blue winter sky," and so on. It also means fierce, cutting, almost painful cold! Ice. Ugly, treacherous driving conditions. White knuckles on the steering wheel. And frozen nose hairs when you take a breath of frigid air! This season, we've had lots of snow. As well as days and days of zero degree weather with even colder wind chills. For at least one solid week, I drove around town with flutters in my tummy while I tried to remember to breathe. So though I have a new goal to create a winter pastel painting this year, and I usually look forward to piling on warm cozy blankets and plenty of hot chocolate, at this point, even I have had about all the winter I can stand! So lately, this is what I've been thinking . . .