January – the Month of Dreary or the Month of Beginnings?

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Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary. (Edgar Allen Poe) Can’t you imagine Poe writing that on a January Monday midnight?Chilled to the bone and unhappy, but with pen in hand? I hope you’re not cold or unhappy. But let me ask you. Do you like winter? Do you like January? Or is it the month …

The Staying Power of Jupiterian Fropples

Ann H Gabhart Heart of Hollyhill

February 24, 1965 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. Things have been pretty calm in Hollyhill. That’s the way it is in the winter around here. If we don’t have a big snowstorm, then nothing really happens in February. Just cold winds and days you think spring will never get here. School is extra trouble in February. Teachers must …