- A post on Facebook by Patricia Polocco where she said, "Make today count...not in a "get more work done" way....but use this day to heal your mind from all the garbage you have dealt with all week, that can't be helped."
- A challenge by Allpoetry.com to write a poem about surviving winter.
- Dictionary.com. This site listed some great words about winter. I don't generally use the words hibernaculum or brumal, but aren't they wonderful words?
- The view from the windows in my upstairs study/guest room.