This is the best time of year--I had the whole beach to myself! Of course, I wasn't sure where the beach ended and the ice began, so I stayed fairly close to the grass.
Kohler-Andrae State Park. The snow was about up to my knees (note to self: snowshoes). I had a great couple hours stomping around in my rabbit-fur hat and new boots, totally blinded by the sun off the water and the snow, simultaneously frozen and overheating. It was like being 8 again, except no one came out and physically hauled me in for lunch--I didn't leave until I was good and ready. :)