Winter Has Been Found

With the temperature sitting at 5F at the moment (no I don’t follow celsius) it doesn’t take much to understand it is BLOODY cold outside. I’m thankful I don’t have to go out. This morning about 6am according to the icon in my system tray which keeps me updated on the weather in Peterborough, it was -13F up there which was much better than the -4F it was here at the time. So, was it just a couple of weeks ago that I was asking where the hell winter had gone? Seems it found us. We’ve since then had an ice storm, some snow (but not a significant amount) and now frigid temperatures. I was out with my friend on Tuesday afternoon for our weekly walk. Thankfully, the temps hadn’t dived to the current levels and we had sunshine to walk in which was nice. We made the announcement at Trinity last Sunday that we’re going to have a new priest arrive in May. She will be leaving her current parish, moving into her new home in the village and will take over duties on May 1st. This will end about 18 months of somewhat unsettled times. It hasn’t been a bad time in that we’ve had some strong support from retired clergy and the congregation has drawn together to keep the needs of the church met. As for...

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