Friday, January 6, 2017

Check

Checklist for an amazing January:
  1. Furnace
  2. Fuzzy blankets
  3. Wi-Fi
  4. Booster cables
  5. Alcohol
  6. Throat lozenges
  7. Mittens
  8. Electricity
  9. Fireplaces (or perhaps the Fireplace channel)
  10. Firewood
  11. Repeat quietly as needed: "A little more daylight every day. A little more...."   
  12. Chips (because buying fruit might require a second mortgage)
  13. Books
  14. YouTube
  15. Hot chocolate
  16. Command start
  17. Skidoo
  18. Reminder: mosquitos are deader than disco
  19. Friends who bring the funny
  20. Potluck parties
  21. Skating (no skates required, some days)
  22. Snow forts
  23. Snowshoes
  24. Mukluks
  25. Hoarfrost
  26. An awareness of upcoming Sweet Short February
  27. Hoodies (bunny-hugs, kangaroo jackets)
  28. People who clear and sand the roads
  29. To heck with shaving
  30. Mettle (noun): a Canadian’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face any demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way. Synonyms: fortitude, strength of character, moral fiber, determination, backbone, grit, courage, fearlessness, daring, disposition, nature, temperament, personality, guts, spunk, balls. [See Alberta man who punched a cougar at Tim Horton’s in Whitecourt, nuff said, drops mic.]

4 comments:

Al Penwasser said...

Plane tickets to Florida.
Those'll work, too.

jenny_o said...

Conspicuously absent is the half-ton of dark chocolate everyone knows should be on that list! (not to be mistaken for the wimpy beverage you have on there :))

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I could not POSSIBLY survive winter without a Command Start. Best money you could ever spend.

And that Alberta guy HAD to punch that cougar. It was chewin' on his dog.

Paul McCormick said...

I'm glad you see some positives in winter... I keep trying to get my wife to move to Phoenix, AZ.

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