Hum a Jimmy Buffett song and you might just be able to transplant yourself to a chair on the beach, drink in hand, working on your tan. But take one look outside and, clearly, summer is a long way off.
I asked Dallas Morning News photographers to point me to some of their favorite warm-weather photos. Some were actually shot in the summer; others illustrate that summer sometimes comes early in Texas. We can dream, right?
Hopefully this will warm you up as you brace for another cold one in North Texas.
Still have your head stuck in colder weather? Perhaps this will make you smile: