New Brighton kids make 12-foot snow sculpture. Again.

We have two choices as Minnesotans when it comes to winter: We can either surrender and hide under the covers, or embrace it.

The Bartz boys of New Brighton — Austin, Connor, and Trevor — have been making massive snow sculptures in their front yard (2777 16th Street NW) for the last few years and yesterday they completed the latest one, while showing the rest of us that we’re mostly doing winter wrong.

Last year they made a snow shark.

Before that there was the snow walrus…

Photo: Bartz Snow Sculptures via Facebook

… and the puffer fish.

Photo: Bartz Snow Sculptures Facebook page.

Here’s their Facebook page.