The National Weather Service predicts about 48 Million people to experience temperatures below zero over the next several days in the Lower 48.  Taking a look out the window this morning, I reckon we’re among those 48 million. I find myself agreeing with Toad, who stated, “No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter.”                                                        The Wind in the Willows