[my sister and i penned that term as a little morbid joke when we were young artists drawing anatomy from cadavers in Toronto] - [wink]
i grew up in Canada, so i read the Celsius side.. but no matter what side you're on, it's still C O L D.. i personally don't mind the cold at all.. winters in Canada were so much different than here in New York.. the difference is, in Canada, snow came fairly early and it never really thawed.. and it was always windy.. they never cancelled school due to just snow, it was the wind and the snow drifts that would cover the roads.. hardly a hill where i am from, so wind definitely made it seem much colder.. so these temperatures are reminiscent of my growing up..
as much as i don't mind it.. i think about the outdoor critters.. i know any critters living in the northeast are well equipped to handle these cold dips, but i still consider them, and i worry about them.. i throw out mounds of sunflower seeds for the wild birds that are starting to rise.. peanut butter bread for the squirrels that may dare to venture out.. apples for the deer and scraps for the opossum that has taken up residence under my she-shed..
but i need to check on my chickens.. i know they are winter hardy breeds and they have a small coop to help keep the warmth in.. but i still scramble them up some eggs with oatmeal and tuna and corn.. and while that cools, i am going to bundle up and head out to see how my girls are doing..
i'll be back for the hand writing prompt after that, and probably after a hot shower.. see ya in a bit..