The lights have been slowly going out around me. A good number of them went out by New Years Day and a good number have gone off either last night or tonight. I brought in the Nativity set and the angel lights. I have a few support rods still frozen in the ground but they can wait until the new Spring before I attempt to pull them out.
So it’s dark once again out there. Dark and cold (special emphasis on “cold“). Now is the time when a central Minnesota becomes long and wearing on one’s patience. It’s a long time between now and St. Patrick’s Day and longer until Tax Day and it’s filled with plenty of grey skies and cold. I really had to motivated myself to go for a walk this morning and now I’m having to re-motivate myself for a final walk of the day.
I’ll be dong a lot of bundling to stay warm for quite a while now.