This is winter.

Photo by Filip Bunkens on Unsplash

One of the writing exercises I’ve read asked the writer to describe winter to someone who has never encountered it before. All right, challenge accepted.

Let’s say you’re from Equatorial New Guinea, (I picked that because it sounded like the hottest country to me) and you came to United States of America, specifically Denver, Colorado, for a little visit in February. I could have just as easily said coming from Lagos, Nigeria; or…

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Elena Tucker

Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.