“We considered dressing up for the hoedown, but we’re pretty casual folks, and felt more comfortable in our regular duds. The rock rake is a little unusual, but the rest of us are pretty average. Well, Ms. Ho-Mi is not your average hoe, I suppose. We’ve all been here at Purdyville long enough that we’re not exactly sure when we all got here, or why. But now that we’re here, we’re glad to help out whenever we’re needed. Thanks for inviting us, Carol. We don’t get out much.”
In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.
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