21º Below Zero

January.

I’m naturally a sweater knitter — not a sock creator like my sister. Likewise, I’m inclined to the lengthiness of novels, but more and more I admire the uses of brevity. Such as…

January 2.

Kittens, yarn. Piles of work. Stacks of library books. Friends on the calendar. Winter, Vermont-wise, has barely commenced.

When the winter chrysanthemums go,
there’s nothing to write about
but radishes.

— Matsuo Bashō

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4 thoughts on “21º Below Zero

  1. Hi Pam, I know your area somewhat, as I lived in Brattleboro for a number of years, and my sister lived in Western Mass at the same time. This morning was a balmy 10ºF. I’m sure you’re enjoying the same warm spell. Thanks for reading! (We love the kitties, too!)

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