A PROPER WINTER. At the “Old Place.”

TIME AND PLACE

Down the snowy road to the "Old Place." Down the snowy road to the “Old Place.”

Minnesota has weather drama. A resident of Minnesota is always anticipating, dreading, reveling in, huddled against, spraying for protection from, practicing ice driving and/or talking about…always talking about…the weather. Most of us don’t have a lot of drama in our lives; we go to work and come home and go back to work and come home and watch TV. So to live in a land with weather is a good thing.

Here’s Minnesota a few winters ago. We’re on a visit to the “Old Place” where we grew up and to the last of those wonderful neighbors where we all ate cake together lo those many years.

I AM VERY SENTIMENTAL ABOUT ALL THIS AS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED.

The cabin is quite lonely in the winter I imagine. The cabin is quite lonely in the winter I imagine.

Mom's chore jacket hanging uselessly on a nail in the corner for 30 years or so.  Waiting to go out and milk the cows I suppose. Mom’s chore jacket hanging uselessly on a nail in the corner for 30…

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Writer, Traveler, Director/North Fourth Art Center

Posted on November 23, 2014, in Living LIFE. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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