Thank you for your kind words, Patricia. I’m just grateful that the poems come! Happy New Year to you too.

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On the reference to Atok — My eldest daughter alerted me to some of the photos that Baguio photographer Ompong Tan took on Jan 06 2011, of frost-covered produce and fields– according to friends in the Baguio-Benguet area, there have been record lows in temperature, such as have never really been seen before.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=481772776595&set=a.481772551595.264514.669741595