Here is a post I wrote for one of my favorite blogs: “The Kindness Blog”. I hope you like the post!
If there is anything that can bring out the crankiness in someone, it’s the repetitive words of a weatherperson on a Canadian Prairie winter morning with the identical forecast as the previous five days.
“And we’ll have sunny skies today, with a high of -30 celsius; winds will be out of the North/Northwest at 30 kilometers per hour. Windchill advisory is in effect, making it feel like -45 celsius; exposed skin can freeze in less than one minute. Bundle up, folks; after all, it’s Winnipeg in the winter!”
Once again I needed to wear ten layers of clothing, two hats, a pair of mitts (with gloves over top), scarves so intertwined that I had lost count as to how many I was actually wearing.
Ah, yes, three pairs of socks.
My feet felt bound; I wondered if this was how the tradition of foot binding began; was it all…
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