HOWEVER, after weeks and weeks of snow and more snow ... and the constant preventive maintenance to protect our home from ice dams, snow weight, and flooding ... I'm getting tired. I don't want to dry off the dogs every time they come inside from making snow angels outside. I don't want to only wear my ugly shoes that have the best traction on ice.
In the high mountain desert of Idaho, I'm thankful for the moisture. We need it.
But now ... I'd like to pull out of my driveway without worrying I'll slide into the neighbor's car parked on his side of the street; I'd like to wear my cute Dansko shoes. I'd like to be able to go out and repair the fence to my garden area so my dogs will stop pooping in there.
Until then, I'll use Google to dream of new Dansko shoes like these: