Here's the thing about winter in the north. There seems to be two schools of thought--hate it or love it. I am talking about those of us who live in it not those of you who live amongst swaying palm trees in balmy temps down south. My bent is that there is so much beauty in each season and winter is no exception. You just need to be sure to layer up in order to see it and make sure you don't have cold feet - figuratively.
Once you figure that all out its time to get out there and SEE some stuff.
The mexican dog loves the winter and never seems to get cold. She'll go on a hike anytime no matter what the temperature or what is falling from the sky -- ice, freezing wet rain or big cottonball snowflakes (the best).
There is nothing like a jaunt in the cold to stir up your emotions and put some colour in your cheeks while listening to the muffled silence of your newly snow covered world.