It is – 20 degrees this morning; that is actual, not wind chill. Justin and Maddie were both able to get their cars started. I will be testing mine in a little bit so I can drive Emma to school for basketball practice. You’d think on a day like today one would stay home for safety sake, but the weather channel says we will have these kinds of temperatures for the next ten days.

On Thursday my book club gets together to discuss Bill McKibben’s book, Eaarth, about global warming. It feels oxymoronic.