Thursday, February 27, 2014
I keep checking the weather forecast, hoping it will change.
It does... but for the worst. A few days ago, the lowest low for early next week was 5 degrees F.
Now the lowest low is 1 below zero degrees F, with highs in the low to mid-teens. And before that, we'll face rain, freezing drizzle, sleet and snow.
Every time I look at the forecast, I get depressed.
Yet I keep checking.
Why do I torture myself like this?
And so, today, I must trek to the Post Office because Peaceful Valley thought it would be a good idea to send my trees now. Why don't they give me a way to request a "don't ship before this" date? Other nurseries do, and my other order of trees won't arrive before March 15, which still might be too early this year.
So I check the weather forecast again.
Depressing how I torture myself, isn't it.
On the bright side, this is what my lonely little snowdrop, my ferocious snow-piercer, looks like today. It's head bent against the cold, but the bud beginning to open.