"The front that blew across the prairie on a dull, cheerless Tuesday almost four months after Mahal's arrival had not been predicted. No Farmer's Almanac had picked it up. No early freezes or atypical snows had given any indication that this winter would be any different from the infinite number before it." The Bachelor Farmers by Brenda Sorrels http://www.amazon.com/The-Bachelor-Farmers-Brenda-Sorrels/dp/1105424421/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1388441799&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Bachelor+Farmers
Mictecacihuatl : Aztec : Goddess of the Underworld & afterlife . 'Lady of Death' Her role is to watch over the bones of the dead and preside over the ancient festivals of the dead. These festivals evolved from Aztec traditions into the modern Day of the Dead Festival.