after 5 years in texas

I can take the heat, not the cold. When I first arrived I laughed at the people bundled in hoods and gloves[ it was only 40! Now, I am an air-conditioned hero — able to take a hundred degrees without notice; walk, chop; whatever– but Frost Is Deadly!
I have become a lemon tree, or maybe a fig… bloom in the heat; wilt in the cold.
even if time doesn’t change us, weather will