Thaw the Winter Blues with Warm Words of Wisdom | News, Sports, Jobs
When white blankets our world and red dips to the bottom of the thermometer, blues chills our soul.
In other words, baby, it’s cold outside.
The great philosopher and leader Alexandra Guarnaschelli once said: “The winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin accompanied by a roast chicken.”
I prefer big bowls of chili with cornbread. It reminds me of the great philosopher George Harrison, who said: “Here comes the sun, and I say it’s all right.”
The great philosopher and science writer Sarah Knapton once said: “If the dark days of winter are a struggle where everything seems a little more difficult, it’s not just your imagination. Scientists have found that the brain actually works differently throughout the year… In fact , brain activity related to attention and concentration peaks during the summer solstice and slumps on the shortest day of the year.
Simply put, the winter blues are real. And baby, it’s still cold outside.
As I smolder inside my flannels and an afghan or two, wishing the sun would stay awake past 6 p.m., I turn to other great philosophers for winter wisdom. Here is what they say:
“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.” —Sinclair Lewis
“I can’t get out of bed on days when the temperature is below my age.” — anonymous
“The snow was endless, a heavy blanket outside; there was a way about it. A beauty. But I knew that, like many things, beauty could be deceiving. — Cambria Heber.
“Nothing burns like the cold.” —George RR Martin
“A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of the water. —Carl Reiner
“Every mile is two in winter.” — anonymous
“To shorten the winter, borrow money due in the spring. “ —WJ Vogel
“I just thought if it’s really religion with these nudist colonies, they must definitely go atheist in the winter.” -Will Rogers
“The problem with winter sports is that – follow me closely here – they usually take place in the winter.” —Dave Barry
“There are only two seasons – winter and baseball.” —Bill Veeck
“There is no bad weather – only bad clothes.” -Billy Connolly
“There is no bad weather, just gentle people.” —Bill Bowerman
“If you need me, I’ll be inside until April.” — anonymous (or maybe me)
“I think the perfect winter gift for anyone is a heated toilet seat.” — anonymous (or maybe me)
“A man says a lot of things in the summer that he doesn’t mean in the winter.” —Patricia Briggs
“I apologize in advance for the things I say this winter.” — anonymous
“If there are ice cream trucks in the summer, why aren’t there Starbucks trucks in the winter? » — anonymous
“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. … Every snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty. —Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
“Before anyone gets into the fact that we haven’t had a winter, let me say, ‘Nobody asked you.'” —Jerrie Whiteley
“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… somewhere else!” — anonymous
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