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Bias against snow meets a frosty reception

I must take issue with the Globe’s gleeful Feb. 2 Metro headline “We’ll take six more weeks of this,” which ran above an informational graphic reporting the measly snowfall total this winter to date.

I’m sure that a lot of Bostonians would prefer cross-country skiing or sledding on a crisp winter day than staring at the brown grass when it’s going to be below freezing anyway.

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And how about the thousands of businesses in New England, from ski centers to plowers to snowmobile retailers, who rely a decent snow pack?

“Six more weeks of this” is bad for winter lovers and bad for business.

Mark Lowenstein

Brookline

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