I don't think that I have ever been able to check cows (at 3 AM) without snowboots. However, this year, I can go out in my tennies (sneakers, whatever you call them)! No need for heavy coveralls, coats, boots, and all since our temps have been above average too. Yes folks, this is the life - healthy calves being born and this wonderful winter!
Here is a bit of photo evidence of the winter: