Why I Like Winter

Winter is a magical season if you ask me. I've always been a proponent of the winter months, and since I live in Los Angeles, my nostalgia for the season has only increased. But why do some of us like winter so much? What about the cold and the weather and the scenery invokes such positive feelings? Well, luckily for you, I've created a little pie chart that breaks down all of the reasons I like winter.

why i like winter


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