I live in the Canadian countryside, so it snows in the winter and I generally consider that a feature. But we're in the middle of a 12-inches-in-24-hours blizzard right now, with bits of freezing rain mixed in. Take a look at this radar image from the Environment Canada website:
I've never seen the whole circle filled in, and I've never seen orange for snow before. This is really something!
Now I just have to find a way to get to Peterborough for the Gregcons Christmas lunch and a little last minute shopping.
Update: here's the view from my front door:
The horizontallish thing in the foreground is a picnic table... the seats are about knee height from the grass.