The Big Chill--Literally

The timing of my post is somewhat ironic. Little did I know that I would be writing this at a time when my mom and brother, who live in Texas, would be experiencing shockingly cold southern temperatures and hours of power outages resulting in no heat or running water. And of course, here at home, we are finally climbing out of our most recent polar vortex, however Minnesota is better equipped to deal with such weather extremes. But what a weather month so far for the country!

February’s creation care theme is energy efficiency, and if I thought turning