Winter Burn

“Nothing burns like the cold.”  ~George R.R. Martin~ Boy and girls… It’s freakin’ cold here in Wisconsin. High temp today around -10F (-23C), with wind chills that feel like hell has frozen over. At the time this post publishes, circa 6 am, the actual temperature will be around -20F (-29C) with a “real feel” wind chill of -50F (-45.5C). Yeah, that burns. The Governor declared a State of Emergency on Monday after a major snowstorm and the impending cold. GoodRead more

Following Mr. King’s Advice

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” ― Stephen King When I took part in a poetry class at the local University Extension back in April and May, the instructor told us a number of times to read poetry more often than write poetry. For the reason that teacher and Stephen King stated – having the tools to write – I decided to make it a missionRead more

Winter’s Grip

Nothing burns like the cold. ~George R.R. Martin~ This was the scene yesterday morning, as I drove home from church. Frigid cold, frigid wind. It may be hard to tell from this photo, but trust me…it was cold. The “real feel” temps were below zero. Mr. Martin is correct, the cold can burn. And sting. And send a chill down the spine. I made one stop on my way home, for water and a few groceries. Once home, I didRead more