snowman

 

Farmers, like wildlife, require predictable weather. Ice on the fruit or nut blossoms and after a bust year, the bank may own your place.

Same with marriage, in my experience. The wrong thing at the wrong time and you’re single again.

Late snow is Nature’s midlife crisis. It comes out of nowhere and disrupts the normal routines.

I got snowed on twice the same day. Orchards wiped out just as I’m leaving home with some clothes stuffed in a suitcase.

No school and the kids were having a good time building a snowman.

 

Photo by Jade Wong
For Sunday Photo Fiction

15 Responses

  1. Nicely cynical

  2. I love your description of this )

  3. It snowed unexpectedly this morning and my wife was making the same lament. Why late winter snow? Then the sun came out and it all melted.

  4. Life is only …unpredictable.

  5. Nice parallel.

  6. A thought-provoking piece indeed! My local shop ran out of milk today. Blamed it on the snow!

  7. Deep, that one.

  8. Well written.

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