12/31/17 Cold New Year’s Eve

It’s cold. It’s been colder, but it sure is cold now and bound to get even more so. As a rule, I like cold weather. While temperature is observable and recordable as a matter of fact, cold is relative. My Mississippi raising has conditioned me to use the word cold whenever the temperature drops below…

1/1/14 Remarkable New Year’s Eve

It wasn’t much, really. Just a few fireworks and champagne glasses with champagne for the grownups and cola for the girls and a clock set forward two hours so that it read midnight for the doubly-excited Livi and Maggie. I’m not sure if Maggie even understands the concept of the new year, but she understood…