It’s Snowing in Upstate New York

What it’s like to live through a six-month winter, and what it can teach you about… I don’t know, life and stuff? I’m cold.

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

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A small town covered in snow. It looks idyllic. It feels like Hades blew the chill of the grave straight into your bones.
I’m the snow-covered lump on the left. No, the other one. Photo by Josh Hild on Unsplash

Winter in upstate New York always lasts just long enough to make you sure that spring will never actually happen ever again. Before I moved here, back in 2018, I Googled “weather” and learned that it…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.