It's finally snowing (at least where we are), and soon there will be enough snow to build a snowman. Be careful with giving your snowman a corncob pipe and a button nose, though. Those distinctive features can be easily identified by facial recognition cameras, and if your snowman plans to run and have some fun past the traffic cop who hollers, "Stop," it will make him much easier to track. Your neighbors' smart doorbells might even be sending video of his face straight to the police department. It's much safer to stick with the classic carrot nose if you want Frosty to be back again someday.
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