February is a marvellous month for a birthday.
It’s a month that cries out for something cheery. Midway through winter, February means harsh cold, weekly snowstorms, and the house held hostage by meter-long icicles and hip deep crusty snow; snow so profound that the jolly January snow person has become a mysterious squat mound.
Sure, February has Valentine’s Day…a bit over-commercialized and lasting too briefly. But after the V-Day hoopla, the extended stretch of wintry weather remains.
The daylight hours lengthen; 25 minutes longer each week, at this time of year. The sun seems to radiate more powerful warmth. However, there yet will be...weeks and weeks and weeks of winter, in
. New Brunswick
Having a celebratory day, a birthday to anticipate in February, is fantastic. We’re going out for supper to make merry, if the next snowstorm (expected to dump 40 centimetres / 16 inches) doesn’t bury us, like the January snow person.