Or, possibly, keeping a stiff upper lip. But it's nowhere near as stiff as I have to keep it in the summer.
1. No flies
2. No mosquitoes
3. If it's too hot in the apartment, I can fix it by opening a window
No smells. Bishkek really doesn't smell bad, especially in comparison
to Middle Eastern cities I've been in, but there are a few places where
you don't mind not being able to smell anything.
5. Soup and other hot foods. It's so nice to enjoy them.
6. No dust
7. I don't have to drive in the snow
Honestly, the first three make up for everything that's not so nice about winter.