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Ten reasons to love winter
Say it out loud now. It feels good, doesn't it? It makes you feel powerful and prophetic. Now try saying it about the other seasons. But "Winter is coming" is sexy. It's full of drama and foreboding. You're predicting death, essentially.
Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. You can use letters:a-z,A-Z and numbers But, this harsh, snowy season has a few silver linings, both environmentally and economically. A bad winter, it turns out, is actually pretty good. In agriculture, a big snowpack helps insulate the ground, gives the soil plenty of water in the warmer months, and can help protect crops like berries and fruit. Severe cold also keeps bugs and bacteria at bay that can attack fields in the summer. Story continues below.
Wanderlust 108 Events
F or years I have dreaded winter, tolerating it only by looking at daylight charts that promise minutes more light every day after the winter solstice. In a month, I tell myself, we will have daylight at 5pm, a month later, at 6pm. I cling to these charts, talismans to carry me through the darkness. Yet this year, I realised with surprise that I was looking forward to it — even thinking back on winters past not with resentment, but with nostalgia. Perhaps everything seems better in memory, fuzzy and warm and soft-tinted. Or perhaps it has something to do with the fact I can put the heating on this year.
Winter and I just don't agree. I despise the cold, it feels like it's constantly gray outside, and it makes me sad. Not to mention I live in a city, which means I walk almost everywhere I go and almost get knocked over by the wind at least once a week. My bed becomes more and more tempting and I quickly become grossly unproductive. However, I like to think I'm a generally positive person and try to look at the bright side of things.