by Erika Chase
I know, that’s bound to raise some shackles in many parts of the country. But you have to understand, we don’t often get snow in Ashton Corners, AL. So the novelty hasn’t worn off, yet.
I’ll admit, it’s not much of a hardship since everything’s so close by and our rush-hour traffic isn’t on the top 10 list of what people complain about. So, the several days of snow that we’ve received over the past month or so have surely slowed us down even more but fortunately, there haven’t been too many additional accidents.
I do feel badly for those of you in other places that also don’t experience this white wonderland too often. It can come as a shock and make life difficult. For our East coast friends, I can’t even imagine what you’re going through.
But here, I made my first snow angel on the first day it snowed. I’ll also admit to constructing those small snowpeople on my front lawn. I love watching the fluffy flakes drifting to the ground although I must admit, shoveling isn’t that much fun after the first day. However, what remains fun even after all the snow we’ve had, is taking Patchett for a walk.
My main squeeze, Mark Dreyfus, isn’t always able to take time away from his busy days as Police Chief of Ashton Corners, so I volunteer to walk his two-year-old hound, Patchett. This guy really gets what snow is all about! He rolls in it; he snuffles it; he sits and stares. Dogs are all about snow.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I love my two Siamese cats and totally know they’re not about to set foot in the white stuff. But right now, as I’m getting bundled up to go get Patchett, it’s a dog’s world.
Do you agree?
Do you agree?
BOOK FAIR AND FOUL, the 4th in the Ashton Corners Book Club Mysteries
is now available!
Also available are COVER STORY, READ AND BURIED and, A KILLER READ, (#2 on the Barnes and Noble Mystery Bestseller List and an Agatha Award nominee for Best First Mystery)
Look for book #5, LAW AND AUTHOR in Sept. 2015
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