Living in the south when it is cold

I live in a very warm part of the country that really doesn’t have a winter season. When I was growing up we didn’t even have winter coats because there really isn’t a need for them. I don’t ever plan on leaving my town because I truly hate the cold weather and I love that I can go to the beach even in December. I have a lot of friends that live up north and they have to run their heating system almost seven months out of the year. I don’t even own a heating system. I have a backup space heater incase it gets cold, but I haven’t pulled it out in over three years. Honestly I think I might get rid of it all together because I truly never use it and it is just takes up space in the attic that I could be using for something else. I could not imagine if I lived up north and had to use a heating system all year round. I love the feeling of the air conditioner blasting in my house and I don’t want to ever have to turn the heater on. My kids don’t even realize how good they have it living in this warm part of the country. I have only ever been is super cold weather once and I could not imagine living in it every day. I am so thankful for my warm hometown! I hope that my kids feel the same way when they grow up and have their own families!

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