ANN BAILEY: Just getting through January
In the frigid, deep, dark days of January, it is easy to see how the settlers got cabin fever. With few or no trees to break the wind howling around their sods huts, only a team of horses or oxen to rely on for travel and little contact with other human beings, it’s no wonder that emotional breakdowns were common.
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