Perkolations: Top seven reasons why winter life "up north" is fantastic
Right around this time of year, when the holidays end and the Christmas lights go out, is the time when I start to ask myself (and I’m sure I’m not alone), “Why do I live here again?”
It’s cold, it’s dark and the snow, frankly, is losing its charm.
There are plenty of reasons to get annoyed with winter. The roads, the cold, the wind and the short days make life more difficult. But it seems much more useful to focus on the positive sides of life in this habitat.