Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Inside looking out on a chilly winter morning...

These are the toughest days of winter for me.
When the thermometer dips below 10 degrees I get kind of cranky.
The blaring sun makes a joke of the sub-zero temperatures.
Why does it have to be so annoyingly sunny
when it's so ridiculously cold like this?
My hair is loaded with static,
my skin is LONGING for humidity,
I miss my flip flops and cute summer skirts.
My winter clothes have become REALLY boring.
My new (old) fashion accessories are an
assortment of leg warmers (left over from the 80's).
I'm sure glad I hung onto them.
I wore a pair to work yesterday,
right under my corduroy skirt,
just like I did in the 80's -
from knee to ankle.
Desperate temperatures call for desperate measures, right?
And they're WAY cuter than long underwear.
Upside? Cold winter days allow us to spend time
INSIDE our homes, fussing, fixing, organizing, living...
a few months to give some love, room by room.
I don't know about you, but my home's in desperate need of some TLC.
So that's what I'll be doing over the chilly weeks ahead.
Painting, rearranging, making things right...
and watching the calendar in anticipation.
Only 65 days until the first day of Spring.

Stay warm...


p.s. Enjoy the view from my kitchen window!


  1. I couldn't agree more and the older I get the MORE I hate winters in Illinois! Maybe I should take up a winter sport so that I can make the best of this miserable weather. Do you ever wonder what it would be like to spend winter in a warm place?

  2. I sure do wonder! Maybe someday we'll find out:)I'd live in a tent in January, as long as it was somewhere WARM.