This winter differs greatly from 2012's mild near-winter. Mostly, I've been inside most of the time - home or a tennis court, and on occasion the Conservatory at Como. The spring flower show has begun and is pretty popular with the color deprived natives who have to deal with wind chill. I like it myself.
And this what it looks like outside in this tundra infested territory. This photo is my St. Paul street, that on occasion gets plowed, but not so that you'd notice.
At least on a day when the temperature dips into the negative Fahrenheit numbers, the sun usually shines brightly and bravely.