Look! The trees are wearing skirts!
Well, this particular tree on this particular morning.
The night of snow came with the exact about of wind to sweep the white into skirts.
People in the American Midwest, pay attention to the weather winter. The farther north you move, the closer they pay attention.
How much to they predict? Roads were slick on the way into town. Cold enough all the cats were in a heap when I opened the barn door. They’re going to have virtual school days — better than extending into June. Are you going ice fishing tomorrow?
Any or all of the above can be overheard in small town taverns and gathering places in January.
January is also the month when the action in STARR TREE FARM takes place. Starting with a new year, our heroine, Laura, does the chores at a relative’s Christmas tree farm. It should be peaceful and give her time to sort through some life events and changes. Well — it is — at first. Check it our here: https://amzn.to/2zqIQEw