Good morning everyone! It is a nice, but cold and windy morning here. If it was not for the cold and windy part, it would be very nice. And of course no snow. However, that will take a while yet. A long while. Months. So we will not even think about that this morning. Instead I like to think about summer on days like this. Warmth, sunshine, green leaves on the trees and multitudes of flowers blooming everywhere. Now that is a nice day. Right now it is just a dream, but it sure is a nice dream. A nice deserted island full of palm trees and sand beaches where it is warm all year. That is another nice dream.
But it does not even need to be that nice. That Nice place I went to on vacation 2 years ago, it does not get cold there either. Temps stay on the plus side of the freezing point, which is very nice. I could handle that very well. I remember telling a taxi driver how cold it gets over here. He turned around and stared at me. Almost drove into the back of a bus. He asked how people manage to survive over here. Good question really.
I wonder why people chose to settle in cold places like this in the first place. And why do we stay? Another good question. Oh well. But it is the most beautiful place to live in the summer. But then, I might be a little biased on that assessment. Summer. It is such a beautiful thought. Sitting on the deck with my morning coffee. Having bears join me on the deck. Okay, that part of summer is not so good.
Walking to the river. Being attacked by thousands of mosquitoes. Okay, so I give up a little blood, minor detail. Sitting in the shade by the river on a hot summer day. Now that is nice. And of course, the flowers. Beautiful summer. Meanwhile, Muffin and I sit curled up in the recliner keeping each other warm. Well, she is curled up, not me. If I tried that I would never get uncurled again. Have a beautiful day everyone and God bless!
Steve and Muffin.
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