This classic video from Seattle's King5 (dot) com shows the graphic extent to which old man winter can absolutely own and punish the average citizen.
At least one without aggressive snow tires and/or competence.
These two minutes go out to anyone who's ever slipped on ice, gotten stuck in the snow or just plain cursed the weather during this particular time of the year.
It could be worse. You could be this guy (or the 29 people he hit):