Yesterday, while driving from one Cape Ann worksite to another, this view of a frozen-over Essex River presented itself...to my dismay. Considering that this is a tidal river, and more than a little salty, it serves as testament to just how cold it has been 'round here of late.
Since I'd left the warm confines of my trashmobile with fingers still functioning, I snapped a photo of the nearby H. A. Burnham shipbuilding facility and a frozen-in Ardelle, the two-masted schooner returned to its birthplace...
Check out this view (from the Ardelle's website) of the same area on a more hospitable day.
Looks like a weekend where staying close to a warm stove will be the best bet.