… or maybe just winter in Alberta.
I love this snow. Light, fluffy, fun. Yes the responsibilities of an adult world can make appreciation of this spectacle somewhat more difficult, but even amidst all the shoveling and snowblowing and driving and cleaning and plowing and parking and digging and everything else that comes with our messed-up society trying to pretend that we don’t have to care about what’s happening outside our windows, I hope there’s a tiny glimmer of snow-day delight in your heart when you look out over a beautiful blanket of white.
I really think we need to stop trying to force “business-as-usual” regardless of the weather. How much more relaxed and happy would we all be if the city just declared “snow day” and told everyone to stay home, take your time, clear your own walks, move your cars so we can plow the streets, go out and roll around in the snow for a while, play with your kids/pets/whatever. I know not everyone can just take the day off (plow drivers for example; maybe doctors), but if 90% of the city just stayed home for a day or two while we got everything cleaned up not only would there be FAR fewer accidents and other vehicle problems, but in general people would be happy about the snow! And maybe go out and enjoy it a little, like when we were kids.