Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Baby, It's Cold Outside!

John, December, 1988, age 4

Yesterday I felt spoiled here in the middle of winter. It was 61 beautiful degrees - and sunny to boot. I reveled in the sun's warm rays as I went about my errands.

But now, according to the forecast, it's time to pay the piper. The high forecast for today is 42 degrees. That's 19 degrees colder! And a low of 27. 27? For crying out loud, this is supposed to be the deep south. But wait! What's this for Thursday? A high of 35 and a low of 16?!

Here's what I recommend. If you absolutely have to get out, bundle up real good. And, don't forget your hat!

Natalie, November, 1992, age 3

Natalie and Brock, December, 1995, ages 6 and 8
If you don't have to brave the cold, cozy up with a good book.
John, January, 1988, age 3

And don't forget the hot chocolate.
Brock and John, 1989, ages 3 and 5

That should do the trick.
And just remember, in this part of the country, the cold spells usually don't last too long. We'll get a respite. It'll probably be in the 70's next week. At least I hope so!

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