Tuesday, January 17, 2012


Sleep was difficult to find last night in Slum Castle.  Around 2:15 I gave up completely and decided to take a moment to admire the fresh snow that had fallen and was very quickly melting.  I love a good dusting (or dumping) of snow.  I love the way it makes the world so quiet and the sky looks as if it's glowing, even in the middle of the night.  And the smell after a fresh snowfall is wonderfull- kind of sweet but you can actually smell the cold, the crispness of the snow, the icicles. 

Winter is a majestic time of year.  As grateful as I am for this mild winter, I could do with a snow day.  After all, there is nothing cozier than being snowed in with a pot of hot coffee and a good book. Am I right?

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