Every day Life
Here is Boston, we’re bracing for another frigid day ahead. The temperatures are in the single digits – and then there’s that wind chill effect. I envy the animals and amphibians who sleep through it all and wake up, refreshed, in the spring.
I work from a home office. Today I’m wearing four layers, plus my thick socks and sheepskin slippers. The electrical heater is at my feet. I sip tea all day long. And I eat. And then I eat some more. I’d like to think of it as nature making me do this – after all, think of the whales, the bears, the sea lions and their thick layer of blubber protecting them against the icy weather. But if I’m honest, I realize that I eat because I’m stuck inside, not inclined to get up and away.
Yet the days are getting noticeably longer, and the march to spring has begun in earnest. I just wish the Artic snap would remember it has outstayed its welcome here, thank you very much.
Here are my top favorite things to do, when the weather keeps me inside:
The warmth is coming. And for me, it can’t get here fast enough. What is your favorite tip to survive winter?