survived. It was as scary as the Y2K pandemic. However, the world did not end because I turned off my cell phone and did not power up the computer. Life without being “plugged in” was peaceful and uneventful, and I focused on some of the things I generally take for granted. My attention turned to my family, and our entertainment with and for each other was relaxing, warm, and comfortable.
Michele Larocque snapped this image of snow-coated tomato cages in one of the many enchanting back alleys of the Crescent Hill neighborhood of Louisville, Ky. Larocque writes, “The folks who own the house also have a beehive, and they had chickens last summer, though I don’t see them anymore, so perhaps letting them run loose was not the best choice for their urban farm.”