November 1, 2011

Goodbye October & Hello November!

Hello November! Nice to see you again so soon. My only wish, however, is that you brought me colder temperatures and snow - lots and lots of snow.

I know you're probably thinking I am crazy desiring cold, stormy weather over the predictable California sunny skies and highs in the 50s during the winter months, but I can't help it. I'm an East Coast girl. I spent 20 years experiencing the beauty of each of the four seasons and was able to properly celebrate the holiday season with hot cocoa, a cold red nose, and snow. Oh snow - how I miss you so!






It has been over four years since I moved out West and in the last three I've spent here in the Bay Area, I have little cold weather clothing to show for it. For the longest time I refused to buy winter jackets, warm sweaters and such because it just never felt like winter. I still don't have much but am saving up for a mini shopping spree - perhaps having warm clothes to wear will help lift my spirits about the lack of winter weather.

Do you have cold, snowy winters? What do you love most about them?

2 comments:

  1. I live in Michigan....and here we get the worst of the winter weather. Well...as far as I'm concerned. LOL! I do love the change in seasons though. It's amazing. And I'm so excited to see my little girl experience the snow this year!

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  2. We normally don't have snowy winters here. I miss the Bay Area weather. I can't wait for it to get colder here. I can't wait for hoodies and sweaters, hot chocolate.. Decorating for Christmas.

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