by Dr. Don Kuehle
“In the bleak mid-winter frosty wind made moan;
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone.” — Christina Rossetti
Winter is a tough time! Temperatures plunge. Thermometers range from 32 to 0 degrees. The wind-chill freezes us to the bone. The good earth is frozen hard as concrete. Water turns to ice. The sun hides its face. Clouds cover the sky. Our days are short.