It is absolutely frigid outside plus I can just hear my mom’s voice. If she were still alive, she would be huddled in her room, the space heating system would be on high plus the door would be shut tightly. I used to laugh at her plus how she would shiver when it was time to come out for dinner or dinner. She would put on her heaviest jacket, that didn’t look prefer a coat. She would kneel as close to the fireplace as she could get. On afternoons prefer the people I was with and I have been having this last couple weeks, the people I was with and I had our fireplace on, even with the gas furnace. There is no way you can overcome hot plus cold temperatures that are sub-zero. The gas furnace is pricey to buy fuel for, so the people I was with and I use the fireplace. Dad hated the cold, plus yet she enjoyed living with us. There were times when I would take her food to her in her family room. I would bring mine back, plus the people I was with and I would kneel there plus chat. Occasionally, my hubby would come back plus kneel on the bed. She didn’t prefer the excess heating in her room, because she would have the control unit at around eighty. She would eat hastily plus leave. Dad understood, even if she did prefer her dealer. It was those times when the people I was with and I would have the best conversations. Sitting in that hot room, I found my best neighbor plus my confidante. She isn’t with me anymore, however I still turn the control unit up in her room plus I will kneel there plus talk to her. The heating soothes me plus I can just see her kneeling in front of her ipad, plus I can smile.