Adolphe Castex-Degrange (1840-1918),
Yes, I know. A decidedly unseasonal picture.
But since every single morning for the past week and more the sky has dropped about two inches of dandruff over everything and did I say every single morning and left me muttering about atmospheric Head 'n Shoulders as the piles of snow get higher and higher and even when it's barely warm enough to walk the dogs I have to load myself down with forty pounds of arctic fleece and encase the canines in those affected little doggie coats with the velcro fasteners and worry if the little one lifts his leg he'll freeze to the fire hydrant up the street like the bulldog in the Batman movie and...
Thank Dog (TM Miss Snark) Jason's Clarity of Night contest is still running with new entries to read or I'd be blub-blub-blubbing my bottom lip.
Congratulations, albeit belated, to Betsy (aka Sex Scenes at Starbucks). Her novel, QUENCHER, was released about January 1 from Whiskey Creek/ Torrid. A nice interview can be found in a January 8 post on Erica Orloff's site. Sounds as if the novel contributes substantially to global warming. Which we need.