Last Thursday morning, I was on my way back to Missouri from Pennsylvania where I attended my brother’s funeral. The temperature when I left Pennsylvania was 51 degrees F, which was the same as when I left my home in Springfield, Missouri the previous Monday. The major winter storm was wreaking havoc in the west and it was expected to be hitting Springfield on Thursday, so my two brothers (who live in Missouri too) decided our best option was to leave right after the funeral rather than waiting until Thursday morning as we had planned. We rode all night. During the majority of the trip, the weather was fairly clear. There were a few times when it would rain a little, but it was not freezing. It was not until after we reached Missouri that the temperatures finally did go below freezing.
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Cygnet Brown is the Author of The Locket Saga. The First Two books: When God Turned his Head and Soldiers Don't Cry, the Locket Saga Continues is She is currently working on the third book of the series Coward's Solace, Book III of the Locket Saga and has recently published her first nonfiction book Simply Vegetable Gardening.