It’s Raining Dippin Dots

We were due for sleet. That’s what the weatherman was screaming excitedly about on the radio. 30 percent possibility of sleet. So the salt trucks lined up a day in advance and covered all the roads early, so that the cars could drive over it for a full day and brush it all to the […]

Frozen Soap

At a certain temperature all the soaps would freeze. I mean, not become solid like water to ice, but they would become thicker and gel-like and they wouldn’t pour. At 29 degrees i had to unscrew the cap to the laundry detergent because it would just barely trickle at all from the dispenser. At 29 […]

An Ice Party in the Yard

In mid december every year the local farmers would close up shop and they wouldn’t return to the little white shack where they sold their goods until mid May of the following year. Crops just didn’t grow in the winter and the new crops for spring wouldn’t be mature until May. So, in early december […]