It’s been one of the worst winters I can remember. The last time I was overwhelmed by mother nature I was about five years old and up to my waist in snow. The winters have been seemingly light in recent years. Am I right? This is ridiculous. We need a break!READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
We can all use a ten second vacation. Let’s try to go there in our minds.
I know it’s difficult amid the brutal cold, hour-long commutes and mountains of snow, but I’ll help. Read along and gaze into the photos.
Can you remember … ?
When the sun was high, pleasantly warm and didn’t blind you on your commute.
Dogs were playing in a pool. This should help. Are you coming around yet?
Freshly cut grass and barbecue on the breeze.
When the heat became too much — it never felt better to splash in a sprinkler.
Hot sand on the beach or soft waves rocking you on the boat.
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Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur. Happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr purr purr. Why … ? Because kittens.
Ice cream after a long hot day of working or playing.
Fresh local fruits and vegetables … oh how I’ve missed you.
Sitting outside and listening to Tigers baseball.
Hitting the links and sinking a 10 foot putt.
Playing pickup basketball at the park.
Okay, if none of this is working. Here’s my last try.
A puppy on a beach.
Still not there with me? Oh well, shut your blinds, make some popcorn and binge watch “Hart of Dixie.”MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
About George – I’m a dad, a photog and a Web Producer for CBS 62/CW50 in Detroit. Outside of work I like to watch TV and movies with my wife, hang out on the boat, hunt and spend quality time with my family. Follow me on Twitter @GeorgeJFox.