A dream worth having: “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.” [Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’
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21:31:58 PM

[Dictionary.com Word of the Day
] – assuredly not
what it is today, but a good word to describe that thick, clear air of a 30-below day.  

10:37:14 AM

-6°C (21.2°F) Another whiff of spring this morning. I think it happens any time the low is over 20°F or so. The birds and the squirrels seem more relaxed, and the goldfinches we rarely see on colder days come back in numbers. Yesterday I even saw a rabbit out on the snow. There’s nothing to munch on, though, but twigs and bark.