Wednesday, January 21, 2009

57 days...

and counting until spring. Somehow that sounds just a **little** better than saying spring is two months away. But just a little better. It's still one and a half Lents. And Lent always seems to go on forever.

I don't know about your part of the country but it is frickin COLD here and seems to be unrelenting. Temperatures have been colder, there's been more snow than in normal winters and more of the same is on the way.
Blah blah blah. And we continue to live here....WHY??

Basically, I'm a flip flop girl wrapped in fleece and trapped in thermal underwear.
My feet may never get warm.

So, I think I'll try to find five things about winter that are enjoyable. Try to turn my miserable perspective around without taking an (expensive) trip to someplace warm.

  1. It's cozy sitting in front of the fire in the evening.
  2. The hot tub feels amazing on cold winter nights (once you trot through the snow to get into it).
  3. Snuggling under the comforter together in a coolish bedroom.
  4. Sometimes the snowfall is pretty until the dogs pee on it and the roads get all brown and slushy.
  5. Seat heaters that get my buns nice and toasty in the car.
Well, the first four are pretty good but then I struggled to get to a fifth. Any other takers?

1 comment:

Jibber Jabber said...

Brrr. I'm on Long Island. I can't stand winter. I have never liked being cold. Personally, I'm done with this weather. I'll play along the five things that I like about winter...my children's reactions to the newly fallen snow, being warm and comfy in my bed, fuzzy sweaters, drinking hot cocoa after shoveling snow and long, hot showers.