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You know when Sulley and Mike get banished from the institute in Monsters, Inc.? That’s how I feel every February.
Just like I’ve been ripped from any semblance of warmth, hearth, and frankly, joy and dropped into…well, The Himalayas. #IDontDoColdWell
But add the fiendish phenomenon known as the Polar Vortex to the problem? It’s more like the feeling Fredo got when Michael gave him the “Kiss of Death” at midnight on New Year’s Eve in The Godfather: Part II …um, YOWZA, I’m toast.
Or, I guess, a human popsicle, to be more accurate. To me, Polar Vortex equals Pure Evil, capisce? #NotMyJam
But, in the spirit of turning snow flakes into snow cones, I’m trying to embrace the advantages of the bitter coldness that is winter.
Let’s see, there’s um … Give me a minute, will ya?
Oh! No mosquitoes; see? I found one! Then again, the cold has spiders and stink bugs pouring into the house at nearly plague proportion. How the heck did they survive last week’s deep freeze? I digress.
I’m not going to lie, I needed a lifeline on this one. So, I did a little research on bona fide benefits of winter.
To discover what I learned, tune in Sunday for my column: