The Cold Visitor

            The wind blows snow from the leafless tree branches.  The snow lands on a visitor hunting the field.  The cat prowls, pupils scanning all within vision.  The snow hides the fluffy black fur and a bright red collar.  A red leash trailed behind alongside a long black tail.            …

COLD IS A RELAT…

COLD IS A RELATIVE THING. At 65 degrees above zero: People in Florida turn on the heat. People in Alaska plant gardens. At 60 degrees above zero: People in California shiver uncontrollably. People in Alaska sunbathe. At 50 degrees above zero: Italian and English cars won’t start. People in Alaska drive with the windows down….

Thoughts While Driving

* Driving a stick shift is annoying at -30 in ice fog in traffic is extremely annoying. * Cars without running lights are dangerous in ice fog. * Negative 30 is really cold. * My car is an optimist. (Being that the thermometer thought it was -13 and not the actual temperature of ~-30.)