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22 Winter Woes That Any New Englander Will Understand

Alright, it's wicked cold.

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1. When it's four degrees out, but you still really want an iced coffee from Dunkin'.

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*teeth start chattering*

3. When the weather drops 30 degrees in one day.

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SHOULD I PUT MY SANDALS AWAY OR WHAT?

4. When you forget tailgating a Patriots game isn't as fun when it's 10 degrees outside.

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6. When you remember that of all four seasons in New England, winter is by far the longest.

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7. When you try and get out of your driveway and it looks like this:

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Does the plow driver hate me or WHAT?

8. When you live in fear of one of these monsters falling on you.

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*sprints out from under the doorway*

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9. When you make the mistake of wearing a pair of shoes you like outside.

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You win again, salt.

10. When it takes you an hour to go four miles on I-95.

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Sure could use some snow chains right now.

12. When you try and escape to Sunday River and realize everyone and their mother had the same idea.

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14. When you refuse to let go of the warm New England summer.

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It's 50 degrees out? I'm wearing shorts.

15. When you fool yourself into thinking you'll enjoy playing in the snow.

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"How the hell did I let you convince me to go snow tubing in New Hampshire?"

16. When school is never cancelled because IT'S NEW ENGLAND.

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OK there's five feet of snow. Come on.

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17. When snow gets in the side of your Bean boots.

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DAMMIT.

18. When the sight of Cape Cod in the winter makes you shed a single tear.

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I feel like I just walked into a zombie apocalypse.

19. When you have sore arms after a day of shoveling.

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And then it snows more right after you finish.

20. When you go to Frog Pond in Boston and get plowed over by a child.

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I guess I don't know how to skate after all.

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22. When you basically stop going out because you can't handle the cold anymore.

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This coat just isn't doing anything for my figure.

But despite it all, take comfort in the fact that you can still get a kickass bowl of chowder to keep you warm.

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