Photo of the same location in both winter and summer

Can We Discuss This Weather?

It is currently 18°F here in Columbus. Two days ago it was 70° and I was running outside in shorts and a tee shirt. And I know that there is nothing more cliché and “small talkish” than discussing the weather, but I can’t help myself. This has been an insane winter in Columbus and I cannot wait for the steady warmth of spring to finally set in. My introverted-ness has reached its max capacity and I am ready to be out and doing things with other people instead of being held captive indoors lest I risk the loss of all feeling in my limbs.

I was recently asked, “What am I most excited for in the coming spring?” My answer is a simple one. I could not be more excited to spend my lunch break sitting on the small patio of a local Mediterranean place called Mazzah; enjoying a small Turkish coffee and a baklava while basking in the warm sun with a subtle breeze. That day couldn’t come soon enough for me.

How have you been handling this winter? Is there something you are eagerly awaiting with the coming spring?

About the author

Dan Kidd
Business Intelligence Developer
I have been working in the textbook business for over a decade now, and currently work as a business intelligence developer. I am certified in Tableau (Fundamentals/Advanced from InterWorks). I live in Columbus, OH with my wife, Sarah and our rabbit named Puppy. I was educated in English Lit at East Tennessee State University and recently received my MDiv from Ashland Theological Seminary. I love a great story; which leads me to be an avid reader and devoted film junkie.

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