Monday, February 8, 2010
Minimal Monday - Barbed Wire and Chains
One of the most beautiful phenomenons I have seen on the prairies is a hoar frost. Whenever we get an evening fog we wake up to a transformed farm the next morning. Even boring things like tire chains get a soft dusting of lace that spiffs them up. The only problem with the hoar frost is that it means we are having a damp cold. Seriously, it makes a difference. The thermometer says we aren't as cold as it feels. The weather men keep taunting us with promises of above freezing weather in a few days but just like the proverbial carrot, when we get near, they yank it away to just out of our reach.