So what if he woke up with a horrible cough and a touch of a fever? He didn't care. When those first few flakes began to fall, all that mattered was getting outside to experience them.
Because, to a kid, watching it fall through the window simply isn't good enough. Have you forgotten that?
So, he broke out the winter hat. The BEST winter hat.
And went to revel in the first snow of the season. That magical occurrence when everything gets better, prettier, quieter, and more awesome.