Trying To Get Past Those Winter Blues… Oh, hey Seasonal Depression!

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When I was younger and heard phrases like “winter blues” or “seasonal depression”, I never really quite understood it.  I never understood why just because winter comes a knocking on back into town why that would affect someone’s mood.  As I’ve gotten older, I get it.

The extreme cold in the air, along with early afternoons of the sun going away to make room for darkness in the sky are just a few reasons why I now understand why the months of winter would make someone’s attitude go from joyful to “eh”. Continue reading “Trying To Get Past Those Winter Blues… Oh, hey Seasonal Depression!”

Seriously, though… I Miss Summer!

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It’s been a little over a week ago now since the month of December has arrived back on into town.  It’s a month filled with holiday cheer and joy.   It’s a time of year when the movie “Frozen” and its cast of characters pop up on the mind, with Elsa singing “Let It Go” in the background.  You know… Fun stuff!  On the opposite side of that fun, it’s also a month filled with cold, a month into that “glorious” thing of daylight savings (why daylight savings… but why??????), and another month I just long for the good old days of summer. Continue reading “Seriously, though… I Miss Summer!”

A Little Tree on a Beach I named Sandy Sue

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I decided when I finally got around to starting this blog, I would write about more than just the happiness and excitement that I feel for pop culture. I would also write about how I feel about life. How the simplest of things can bring someone happiness, if even just for a moment in time. Continue reading “A Little Tree on a Beach I named Sandy Sue”