Contact Us

Missoula – Are You Ready for Winter?

Am I the only one who wants to play hookie from work at least one day this week? This early snowfall is making me want to stay home and curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book in front of a roaring fire.

It seems like I’ve been waiting so long for fall to finally get here. Now it seems that we’ve skipped fall and moved straight on to winter. I was really looking forward to at least a month of mid-sixty and low-seventy degree temperatures. That doesn’t seem like it’s going to happen now.

I have to admit that it has been fun to dig out my winter clothes that I haven’t seen for months and show them off. I had forgotten how comfy a baggy sweatshirt is, and how cozy my feet feel in my fuzzy snow boots. Did I mention how nice it is to wear pants every day? I love putting the shorts away this time of year. It means I can forget about keeping my toes perfectly manicured and my legs clean shaven.

I enjoy the colder weather because it means that I can eat stews, soups and chilis for dinner. I also don’t have to worry about how hot the house is going to get when I’m cooking dinner. There were a few times this summer that I’m pretty sure my house was hotter inside because of what I was cooking, than it was outside.

I’m trying to look at this early snow and cold positively, especially if it’s going to stick around for a while.

Joy Larson is a mother of four boys, graduate of The University of Montana, animal lover and writer.

More From KYSS FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kyssfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KYSS FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!