Your Annual Reminder That Even March Snow Is Pretty

Happy second day of spring, Boston!

It happens just about every year: Temperatures start to climb, winter coats are shoved back into storage—and then a March snowstorm hits. It’s more than a little heartbreaking every time, and 2016 is no different. To ease the pain, we found 12 shots that, just maybe, will make you ease up on the snow a little bit. Happy spring, Boston.

1. Signs of spring are still there…

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…they’re just hiding a little bit.

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2. Without snow, you couldn’t watch things like this.

3. Skiers are pretty darn happy.

4. Runners look extra intense.

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5. Bostonians are hearty enough to trek through it.

6. And, hey, Boston does look pretty great under some fresh powder.

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