Daniel Barnes didn't seem to mind helping his neighbor shovel out her car on Potomac Street.
"We've had a mild winter. It's about time we got something like this," he said Wednesday afternoon as he stood knee-deep in a snow drift.
Diana Bachnan was shoveling snow off her car on South Prospect Street.
"I like snow. It's about time. If we're going to have winter, I want to have snow," she said.
Chip Stewart was clearing some parking spots in front of the gourmet dessert shop Bones and Cones downtown Wednesday morning.
The shop opened so its customers could get their holiday treats.
"It's Valentine's Day. Dessert is kind of important," he said.
Stewart didn't seem to mind the hard work and whipping wind.
"It's about time we had some winter. You'll appreciate spring that much more," he said.
An real-estate foreclosure auction took place in front of the Washington County Circuit Court building, even though court closed for the day.