If you’re thinking about Paul Simon’s song, Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes, I congratulate you. That’s an earworm worth cultivating.
But that’s not what I’m recommending.
The word is Apricity [Merriam-Webster] and it means the warmth of the sun in the winter.–Ally Bean
But that isn’t what I’m recommending, either.
I don’t know about where you are, but where I
are am, it freezing rained and snowed and snowed some more and snowed some more and melted a little and froze. So walking was, I was told, treacherous.
Years ago, my late bestie, Jane, gave me some things called Yaktrax, which fit over one’s shoes and provide traction. Since #4 Daughter (The Amazing Sara Marian) visits me just about every evening and goes home after dark, I gave them to her. They always worked for me, and they work for her.
I recommend them highly. Yaktrax: Serious Grip in Any Condition.
Nails. You knew this was coming. I warned you this was coming. You should have expected that this was coming; it was only a matter of time. Thanks to my Maniology bud Christa Mann, I have a Supernatural stamping plate! Naturally, Crowley (my imaginary punk-ass crossroads demon boyfriend), is featured. The rude remarks on my bird fingers are stamped the other way around because they’re rude remarks on my bird fingers.
A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Write about an occasion for rude remarks and/or a display of bird fingers.