Sunday, February 19, 2006
Burst of color
The world outside my window is cold and dark. The streetlight casts a dim cone of light over a snowy landscape. Back inside, as the electronic thermostat gradually brings the house temperature down to its energy-saving nighttime low, I snuggle inside my giant red-hooded sweatshirt in a vain search for warmth.
I thought a little color might brighten our collective mood. Did it?