Wednesday, January 14, 2009

In the Bleak Mid-winter

Can not get that song out of my head. It's exactly how it feels right now. The reality is that we are headed into the middle of winter for around here. January and February are the two hardest months. December can be, November is for about half the month. March can go either way but usually at least half of that month is full on winter.

But January and February? Brrrrrrrrr!

And we're in for a lulu right now. All that cold air that has been over the mid-west is headed to us. High tomorrow 6 degrees, high on Friday, 3. Wind chill factors will be running in the minus 10 to minus 19 range. Plus up to another foot of snow over the next two days.

Warmest predicted temp over the next week? 22 degrees next Wednesday.

"In the bleak midwinter, frost wind made moan,
earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
in the bleak midwinter, long ago."

Peace

2 comments:

forsythia said...

I love that carol, but when I try to sing it, it comes out, "In the weak mid-blinter," which kinda ruins the poetry.

Anonymous said...

Was that by Gerry and the Pacemakers?