I'm actually looking forward to this cold snap. I need a nice freeze to get the backyard rink in skate-able condition. It was too warm this earlier this week. I would have preferred to have a solid freeze BEFORE the snow, 'cause now I'll have some pretty crappy ice that will need more work with the hose.
Overall, I can't complain, though. The spruces in the backyard are looking very Christmas-like right now. And just another counter to the smarta$$ jabs from you warm-weather sissies, I haven't seen an insect for two months now. No snakes, neither.