5 Ways to Soak up the Last Days of Winter
Your lips are cracked.
Your friends are sniffling. Your boots are salt-stained, soggy and sad-looking. Maybe you, too, are sad-looking, all wrapped up in fleece and wool with icy white finger tips and a Rudolph-red nose. You’re aching for Jack Frost to turn on his heel and melt this deep-seated chill.
I get it. Even though I actually love the first few snow falls—the holidays, the cozy evenings and all—even I get twitchy once March rolls around, yearning for sunshine like a nascent flower bud pressing at its husk. But, wishing away a big chunk of weeks is no way to live. The secret to happiness is to embrace the life you’re living right now. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a few tactics for not just surviving this last stretch of winter, but truly embracing it.