Family. Work, Seasons, Access to major markets , Fishing and boating in Lake Erie and the Portage river., Cost of living, Weather, More natives than transplants. My neighborhood and my equally hearty neighbors. Christmas, A warm bowl of soup in Feb. Naked trees blooming and full trees wilting. High School football on a chili Friday night. Cedar Point, Buckeye football and Tigers baseball. But most of all, living my life with all the things i have come accustom to, dependent on and in love with. The peace of mind that comes with not having to chase happiness all the way to California.
The weather here is fantastic, there is something to do in every season and the only part i dont like about our weather is its unpredictability. if can handle any extreme but being able to count on a mild winter or a reasonable rainy season or a certain number of days where the humidity is bearable is not possible. You just never know from season to season what kind of mood that season is going to be in when it gets here until it actually gets here. That said, i do enjoy all the seasons and even 8 inches of snow or two consecutive weeks of 15-20 weather. Today is by far the exception