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Blah! It's COLD! I mourn the final tremor of summer's tendrils, the grip of the sun's rays loosened, nay, dislodged by the cruel cold. Though they say it will be warm again in a day or two, the damage is done, true golden warmth is likely beyond us until, ummm, April? Bah!

Until then, I can look forward to ice-cold toes that evoke shrieks from Kosh, toes that never seem to get warm even with socks or fuzzy slippers to protect them from the cold floor. I can look forward to getting boiled alive in the hallway of the apartment building, only to walk into a wall of cold when I step outside. I can look forward to uncontrolled eye leakages making it seem like I'm bawling my eyes out while walking to/from the train station when in fact I'm just reacting to the wind and cold. I can look forward to getting zapped by just about anything, from the car door to the cat to the hubby. I can look forward to snakelike scaly skin as I get dehydrated while I forget to lotionize elbows, shins, hands.

Don't get me wrong, I don't hate autumn/winter. I just so much prefer spring & summer. I *am* a Leo, after all! :-)


  1. I missed the Fall and Winter. The least I like is Spring. All wet, slippery and muddy.

    Summer is usually full of festivals.

    Right now I envy u Lynne....

  2. As a fellow Leo, I sympathize with you. I'm also taking the arrival of the cooler weather badly lol.

    Not to mention the fact that Jeffers is determined that he WILL get me on the ski slopes this winter :S

  3. "I mourn the final tremor of summer's tendrils"

    That has to be one of my favorite things I've read in a while.

  4. Its always sunny and warm here... just a matter of how much rain, and of late it's been raining every afternoon.

    I can imagine what you mean. My one winter in San Francisco was bone shaking. Can't imagine how bad it is where you are. Brrrr...


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