How I Learned to Listen to the Winter Blues

In my younger days, I always got depressed in winter and dreaded this time of year. When spring came, I felt that I’d been freed from purgatory. As I got older, I found that having the warmest winter gear made it completely tolerable and I actually came to appreciate the cold and the quiet of this somber time of year. However, living in the city, it never really got all that quiet. And having had such mild winters for the past few years, it really hasn’t been all that cold.

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