That's Life

Updated 9:37 a.m., Mon January 21, 2019

This writer not made for winter

I am the only one in the office right now, so I have the heat set on 72 degrees. And I’m still cold. As long as I can remember, I’ve been cold-natured. Except when I was pregnant, so that’s about 18 months out of my entire 55 years. I do not like winter. I do not like dreary January days. It seems like every day from fall till spring, I’m just surviving the days, trying to stay warm while I go about my life. I’m cold when I go to bed; I’m cold when I wake up at night to go to the bathroom, and I often think about how thankful I am for indoor plumbing. When I was a little gi... READ MORE

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