It’s been a heckuva winter as they say up here in the North Land–  one of the longest, coldest, snowiest, grueling and unending we’ve had in years.  There were 50 days below zero, wicked windchills that caused kids to miss 6 days of school (usually there are no snow days here), and the cities had to implement a parking ban— only parking on one side of the street because too much snow made the roads too narrow.  I know that much of the country had terrible winter stories to tell as well… we were all in it together.

It’s been a rough winter for me in other ways too– Continue reading