It’s currently 26 degrees and clear up top. Yesterday’s high was 33 degrees, with an overnight low of 11 degrees.
Cherokee Orchard Road is now open. Hwy 441 is still closed.
I walked outside into the cool evening calm. The temperature had warmed to a comfortable 30 degrees. The smell of roasted asparagus and glazed salmon loitered from the kitchen. I looked back at the orange glow radiating from my winter home. The stars seemed to twinkle their praise at my current disposition. I smiled back, asking each twinkling ball of fire to hold still. I released my camera’s shutter…
…capturing the moment.