It was a crisp morning, with our newly hung outside thermometer reading 40 degrees. Presently it is up to 62. Interior temp with no radiator augmentation was and is holding at an even 70. A good sign, perhaps, of our coming low heat bills?
The market merchants were drinking hot coffee and wrapped warm to hold back the shivers. Soon they will close up the Saturday morning market, but not for a precious few more weeks, and we will continue to take advantage of our ability to just stroll across the street to their site along the Fox River, where seagulls skim and happy gleaners gather.