They say that what you do on New Years day sets the tone for the rest of your year.
If true then I will be cold for the remainder of 2009. I took a bike ride in the 27 degree air to do some location scouting so I had my camera. These pictures show you why Midwesterners have the fortitude of Emperor Penguins.
Monroe Harbor, frozen.
Oak Street Beach bike path, frozen.
Me on a pier in Lake Michigan, almost frozen.