As you've may have gathered by my surly, annoyed mood, I'm not a fan of light deprivation. And I hate snow. The only thing cold worth mentioning is Ice Cream and it's best eaten when it's really hot and sweaty out. I've never wanted to live in an igloo. Though I enjoy books and movies about Alaska, I have no intention of moving there, even if the Witness Protection Program insists. I am Pro-Global warming. Call me callous and unfeeling but I don't care what happens to the Polar Bears. I'd move to the islands, but I'm allergic to reggae.
But this is a column that sets out to celebrate whatever comes its way and if it should be winter, well, then, by all means, let us celebrate winter. In truth, as bad as the season is, it inspires some pretty good songs.
"Winter"--The Rolling Stones: The Rolling Stones didn't get to the top of the entertainment pile by ignoring their seasonal duties. Mick Jagger couldn't have been more right when he sang, "Sure been a long cold winter." He knows it.Read More »from Five Great Winter Songs