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It’s best to stay home during bad weather if possible. I wasn’t always so wise.

This weekend is the Ozarks Writers League Conference. I’ve been looking forward to it for a long time. Mother Nature is threatening her wrath in some of the locales from which a few of our members hale, and that is going to keep some people from attending. The flu is also a factor this time, and I hope all of you who are suffering from the virus get better soon.

I understand staying home due to the threat of weather. I was visiting a friend in St. Louis one time when a horrible snow storm was predicted. I ignored the warnings. I was ready to go home, and it wasn’t snowing when I left. I fancied myself a good driver in all conditions. While there is some truth to that, it’s best not to tempt fate.


Looking back at the foolishness of my youth, I realize that I could easily have been killed that day. I should have stayed another night with my friend where I was safe. I could have called in to work and told them I was stuck in St. Louis and needed to take a vacation day. That’s exactly what I would do in the same situation now. Middle age has a few advantages, and wisdom is the best one I’ve found so far.

Winter isn’t finished with us yet. Be careful out there!

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