Sometimes it is difficult to stay positive when the snow is measured in feet, and the wind hasn't stopped blowing in 3 months. Work still has to be done. Kids and animals need to be fed. Life goes on in Wyoming regardless of the weather. In a lot of ways that is what makes a Wyomingite strong. In an effort to keep things on the up and up, we made a list of reasons why we should be optimistic about the winters in Wyoming.

  • You have learned to keep a good selection of warm socks, gloves, and hats.

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  • The best cardio workout is shoveling your driveway. Which ironically needs to be done Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

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  • There is never a need to worry about bugs and spiders. If the wind doesn't blow them away, the cold will kill them. Take that Florida!

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  • No one will ever judge you for having hat hair or windblown hair.

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  • You can have a fire most every night. Who wants S'Mores?!

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  • Snow boots are in fashion 9 months out of the year.

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  • Wyoming experience a phenomenon where icicles grow horizontally. Yes, we can blame the wind for that one.

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  • The bad weather keeps people from moving here.

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