Today, everything is back to "normal," which means you'll have to go into work. That also means you'll soon be facing our greatest enemy during the winter: bottomless slush puddles.

Thanks to the Department of Sanitation's plowing, all the snow from the streets is piled up at the sidewalks, where the high traffic and ice melt chemicals create a special, greyish-brown brackish brew. But it's also bitter cold this morning, so the slush lagoons are mostly frozen and particularly treacherous. Your best bets are waterproof boots (or cleats), an extra pair of socks, and patient penguin walking. Once temperatures rise and the ice melts, remember your swimmies and be prepared to jump...