Rain then freeze left the whole farm like an ice rink. We could barely walk around, let alone the audience, set to arrive in the dark of various ages and physical abilities. A neighbor came with his truck rigged up to a machine that sprayed sand in wide paths. When he was done we surveyed the farm relieved it was safer than before, but defeated by how grey and dismal it looked. K sighed, “Welcome to the 2013 winter show production of “The Road”.