So I live in the Metro DC area. We just got more snow then we've seen over the last few years (which, in the grand scheme, really isn't that much; like 8 inches or so), and temps are lower than they have been in about 20 years, at least according to what I've been reading. Anyway I was just out walking the dog and thinking how freakin' cold it is; wind chill in the below zero range. Then I think about the posts I see from folks on MLP who live where it actually gets cold; I'm talking the upper Midwest, New England, and Canada. I'd die if I lived there. Don't know where my winter manliness went, but it went, and I don't think it's coming back. You know, I used to watch Deadliest Catch and think "I could do that." Now, uh...no I couldn't. Then I think "how the hell did they survive before electricity, or living on the prairie way back when, or even now?" My tough guy meter is pegged at "not so much." That is all.