50 Reasons why I hate winter


1)No gardening
2)No flowers
3)No cookouts
4)It's too damn cold outside
5)It's cold inside
6)It gets dark so early
7)You can't hang outside
8)short walks if any at all
0)I turn from a night owl to a hibernating bear
10)Ready for bed at 7:30
11)Go to bed as early as 9:00 sometimes
12)Not much is getting done
14)scraping windshields
15)waiting for freezing cold cars to start
16)can't play in the backyard with dog and boy
17)can't go to the beach, well you can but why?
18)can't sit and read and eat at the beach
19)can't take boy & dog to the beach
20)can't go out for icecream
21) no tan
22)no garden tomatoes
23)no fresh basil
24)no warm sand
25)no watermelon
26)no lemonade
27) no free concerts
28) no corn on the cob
29) heating bills
30)icy roads
33)sore throats
34)chapped lips
35)dry hands
36)cold fingers
37)cold toes
38) can't wear shorts
39) can't wear flip-flops
40) can't bike
41) can't go out without putting on tons of clothes
42) no walks with the dog
43) no throwing the ball in the backyard
44) no road trips
45) no fishing
46) no baseball
47) no minature golf
48) no boating
49) no picnics
50) no warmth

2 reasons to like winter:
1) curling up with a good book (or someone)
2) fires in the fireplace

Feel free to add to whichever list you choose.

Footnote: I've got to admit after adding the picture to the post, the snow is pretty damn pretty. I do like it better after it snows.


FTS said...

I LOVE that picture. And.. I love winter! :)

rdl said...

fts: easy for you to say, down there in your sultry Texas.

Lorna said...

that list of things just equals "home". After all these years, I've got some shawls and some furry socks and I hardly cry at all

Anonymous said...

I agree and respect the author of this list for his wirds of wisdom.

Anonymous said...

I lived 5 years in a country with no snow. I moved back to Canada and the snow has me so depressed. I HATE SNOW AHhh

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