Friday, January 6, 2017
Heureuse Annee! -Postcard Friendship Friday #340
It is very cold for our part of the country. We are usually in the mid-thirties and forties. Today it is 17 outside, with a high of 27! We are NOT used to this kind of weather here in the Willamette Valley in Oregon.
My Grandfather told of a time it was so cold he drove a team of horses and a buggy across the Willamette River. That was around 1900 and he was a teenager. Ah, boys! Some things never change. I do love the snow, but this very cold weather isn't a favorite of mine.
However, there's a big storm coming in tomorrow and Sunday. They say we are in for a silver thaw. Grandpa used to call ice storms by that name. I always loved how it sounded. I am looking forward to the bad weather--and I pray no one gets hurt trying to get around in the ice.
I hope you are having a wonderful New Year so far, dear Friends. God bless you and Happy Postcard Friendship Friday!
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