Well there's something you can look forward to, in thinking that warm weather will eventually make it's way here.The 2014 Nascar season and the Daytona 500 is returning to Daytona International Speedway on February 23rd, and our boy Luke Bryan is getting ready to headline the pre-race show and perform for millions of viewers and spectators!

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The Daytona 500 serves as the official beginning of the Nascar season for the Sprint Cup Series and marks the beginning of other seasons for various series as well.

I've always had my personal benchmarks and events that help me make my way through the winter months. Daytona in February shows there's hope weather wise and that Spring is coming. St Patrick's Day has usually been my safe haven day, meaning that once we pass March 17th, we will hopefully be done with snow and can look forward to April.

I think I'm a little ahead of myself here, middle of January...I can only dream, right?