"" Writer's Wanderings: Let it snow!

Friday, December 21, 2007

Let it snow!

Normally I would not be in favor of the "let it snow" campaign but it is Christmas and more importantly our little 2 1/2 year old Floridian will have the opportunity to see his first REAL snow. All he knows is a Miami version of snow--shaved ice blown into a big pile in the middle of a city park for the kids to play on until it melts. This is usually accompanied by breakfast with Santa.

Of course playing on that snow in a pair of shorts and short-sleeved Tee is a little different than having to don boots and jackets and scarves and going out in 30 degree weather. He may not like that so much. He told his mommy the other day when the temperature dropped to 58 degrees that it was "too cold" to go outside.

But I know we all would enjoy a Currier and Ives Christmas scene--even if we have to watch it from inside the house. No matter. What is truly important is that our family will all be together--migrating home from the south and west to the Robbins' nest for our celebration of Jesus' birth.

May you have a blessed Christmas--snow or no snow!


Erica Vetsch said...

Blessed Christmas to you too. We've got a lovely foot of snow on the ground right now, and beautiful hoar frost clinging to every surface.

Mean Puppies Inc. said...

Wow! Is that picture current?

Wandering Writer said...

No. The picture is from last year. What little snow we have left right now will probably melt tomorrow but a fresh coat is due Sunday or Monday.

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