I don't think of myself as an outdoorsy person. I'm not against it, it just isn't part of my profile. But I realize that many times when I'm moved enough to write it has something to do with the natural world. Nature speaks to me. So let me confess here: I'm a winter lover. It is my second favorite season after fall, then spring, then summer comes in dead last for me. But truly I appreciate all four seasons and wouldn't want to live without any of them.
So it is cold. But it isn't hot! And it is dark. But that gives me more time to read my beloved books, write, and stay home with my family instead of gallivanting until the 9pm sunset. And it can be snowy, which I know has its downside with car accidents and