Happy December! Jack Frost arrived this morning and reminded me that it's probably too late to weed my neglected garden. By mid-day, the frost had all melted. Thus, the struggle between Jack Frost and Mrs. Thaw, as recounted in Ollie's Ski Trip by Elsa Beskow, begins in Seattle, Washington.
I have both a Jack Frost and a Mrs. Thaw in my shop right now:
When my daughter was in a Waldorf parent-tot class, we sang a song based on the poem "Jack Frost Was in the Garden" by John P. Smeeton. I'll have to locate the song again and perhaps record it for A Storytelling of Crows. I posted the Fire Fairy Song yesterday.
As a reminder, two lovely saints' festivals are coming up: St. Nicholas Day on December 6, and St. Lucia Day on December 13.