We got more rain on Monday and during the night into Tuesday. We did a morning walk but the midday walk was rained out and the afternoon walk was canceled because of threatening rain and very cold wind. The low temperature for the day (33.8°) came around noon. The high on Monday was 54.5° on Monday, then 51.1 on Tuesday with the low this morning at 24.6. NOT Chamber of Commerce weather.
There was a blanket of snow on the Whetstone and Dragoon Mountains from that last storm. It was interesting to see that the snow didn’t want to cross I-10. The mountains north of that dividing line received just a dusting or none at all.
Yesterday was the one year anniversary for Erik an me. He has come a long way from what he was but still not very well trained. After his class in Sierra Vista I stopped at Sunny D’s for breakfast on the way back to Benson. I had a Secret Santa pay my bill there. I was VERY surprised! That is all I’ll do for today with nothing planned through the weekend. Just try to stay warm.
A classic novel arising from the Soviet Union in the thirties, How the Steel Was Tempered is a fictionalized account of author Nikolai Ostrovsky’s experiences in fighting for the Bolsheviks during the Civil War and his difficulty in overcoming crippling