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Winter Title

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Covered…

It happened. I got snowed in. Now the walk to my truck takes a good 15-20 seconds of trudging through snow, or going around on the sidewalk. I’m not even going to go out my back door until March at the earliest. I am very concerned that this early snow will lower the general temperature bowl so low that it will bring on an even larger snow storm later this month or early in the new year.

 

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Front porch….

I don’t hate winter but I hate that winter siphons off time and energy to deal with snow and cold. Each year, I think more about moving someplace south so I won’t have to deal with the cold and snow. But I digress.

Winter is the time where I read more and get things done inside, but it’s also the time where I long for change to my routine. My mind washes the winter months away almost as soon as they’re done.  But a lot of good stuff happens in the winter too; both of the larger writing projects I’ve written started in the winter.

By the end of February, the season of not-winter will have started, and I will be walking outside with regularity and throwing on shorts as soon as it hits 50 degrees, and all this white stuff will look pretty in pictures.  For now though, time is frozen.

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