You know it’s winter when you get to see your shovel in your garage or back yard more often and most of all you have to shovel a path just to get to your car.
You know it’s winter when you get into your car, you will discover that your car battery is dead. Why? Because you forgot to plug in your block heater.
You know it’s winter when you wan’t to buy an ice cream cake for your daughter’s birthday and drive around the city and you don’t see a single ice cream joint open. yes, that’s one thing I noticed since I came to Canada, some ice cream joints branches like Dairy Queen are closed (and will open again in summer.)
You know it’s winter when almost everyday you’ll see one or more cars in the ditch because of the slippery icy road.
You know it’s winter when there are people you know that are suffering from “SAD”(Seasonal Affective Disorder). SAD also known as winter depression, winter blues, summer depression, summertime sadness, or seasonal depression, a mood disorder wherein a person who has normal mental health in most time of the year experiences depressive symptoms during winter or summer.
For people who live in a country where there is winter, they have for sure other items that they could add in this list… How about you what are the signs of winter for you?