Thaw #writephoto Joelle LeGendre

Watching traffic from our picture window on Christmas day, a tepid breeze trying to tease the mercilous sun, I asked my mother, “What is snow.”

“Where did that come from,” she chuckled.

“Daddy and I saw White Christmas on TV.”

Mom led me to the fridge, opened the freezer section, and scraped at the ice that had formed on the sides.  “Honey, this is as close as you’re gonna get to snow in Miami.”

At 8 years old, I dreamed of traveling up north, and in the summer, we drove to a motel in the mountains of North Carolina.  The romantic version of that non-wondrous tale is…

…she fell in love with the mountains and became another Heidi.

More on that later.

Truth is, the only thing I remember about our 4 day vacation was feeling the wrath of my mother when I ordered fried shrimp and my dad said, “It’s okay.  We’re on vacation.”

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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3 Responses to Thaw #writephoto Joelle LeGendre

  1. Lovely, Sue. Merry Christmas hugs!


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