So you’re not cut out for winter. You’re a victim of geography, caught in a stream of life’s currents that has lodged you in between the rocks of an icy, unpredictable place that requires boots and shoveling. This season isn’t your thing, and you’d live without it if all else within your heart wasn’t stuck in this frosty town. But it would be easier—easier than moving, anyway—to sit this one out, wouldn’t it? Just skip winter altogether? To return rejuvenated This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 47 That’s Life The quiet tyranny of clichés. Arts & Culture Issue 45 The Whole Story The power of cradle-to-grave novels. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Signal Boost How status anxiety drives culture. Arts & Culture Issue 41 Mixed Emoji Is a picture worth a thousand words? Arts & Culture Issue 38 Social Work Hettie O’Brien considers the cost of never logging off. Arts & Culture Issue 38 Memes of Communication A conversation about digital folklore.