I admit it - when the temperature drops, I'm a happy camper. It wasn't always this way - I spent much time in Texas, Florida, and California to be truly happy when there's frost on my windshield, but in recent years since returning to St Louis, I've become adjusted to the cold.
Fall is nice, especially in St Louis, but I enjoy it when it's bitter freezing cold, like it is right now.
And I like it for shallow reasons. It gives me somewhere to carry my phone. Franki bought me a great coat a couple of years ago, and the coat has a upper pocket zipper on the top left where I put my phone. This frees me up from carrying it in my pocket, or in my laptop bag, and for some reason, it's the best time of year to carry a phone.
I'm not a holster wearer - it's just not me, and this simple comfort is something I enjoy. As I said, it's a shallow reason. But I do get a little thrill each time I wake and it's 40 outside. I understand that's about 11 months out of the year if you hang out in Minneapolis. or Toronto.