OK. We get it. Temperatures in the 50s in February certainly prompt daydreams of shorts and tank tops while walking the beach, hiking a mountain, biking a trail or maybe just relaxing in the backyard.

But for a few hardy souls, the calendar is irrelevant, the thermometer a mere decoration.

And as for those biting winter winds coming in off the ocean? Just one response … BRING ‘EM ON!

Staff Photographer Carl D. Walsh captured a few surfing scenes last Sunday at Scarborough Beach and Higgins Beach, both in Scarborough.