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Warm Weather by Tiffany Blair

A Woman, a Voice, & a Life in-Between – Warm Weather

I’m pretty sure I’m responsible for the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having. I bought my first all-wheel drive vehicle earlier this year, and I just know it’s the reason the temperature outside is almost sixty degrees as we approach mid-December. It reminds me of times as a child when we’d wait at the bus stop for what seemed like ages, but as soon as my mother would light a cigarette the bus would show up. Or, how you can wash and wax your car in the summer and a freak rainstorm will make a mockery of your painstakingly hand-dried wheels within a day. I know a lot of people around here love winter weather, but this is one time when I’m thankful for Murphy’s Law disrupting my best-laid plans. I’d like to get my money’s worth out of my shiny new drivetrain, but I would much rather have it and not need it than vice versa. Now that I’ve discovered my power for weather manipulation, I wonder how I can use it for the greater good. If I’m feeling especially generous in the next week or so, I could rent a convertible and ensure we have a white Christmas. I think that would do it. I’ll confer with Santa and see what I can come up with.

– Tiffany Blair, LBSPY #22 (Dec 17-31)

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HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.