Y’all Stay Warm

Freezing rain, sleet, and drizzle. Williamson County is getting snow, but we're getting freezing rain, sleet, and drizzle. I'm fortunate. I don't have to travel. JFTHOI Writers meet tomorrow--or meets tomorrow--but attendance isn't compulsory. When roads are icy, few things are compulsory. I fell off one highway once because of a patch of ice, and … Continue reading Y’all Stay Warm

The Cockles of Our Hearts

According to his PR people, Punxsatawney Phil did not see his shadow, so spring will arrive early this year. He also predicted the Steelers will win the Super Bowl. His official statement appears here. I don't give much credence to P. Phil's forecasts. When I was very young, my mother let me in on the … Continue reading The Cockles of Our Hearts

Day 31: The possibility of light flurries

  Let's get one thing out of the way: The little white flakes you see floating across the screen don't mean a visit to the ophthalomologist is in order. They're snowflakes, courtesy of WordPress. After January 4, they'll disappear. If our weather doesn't change radically, they will be the only snowflakes most Central Texans see … Continue reading Day 31: The possibility of light flurries