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Thursday, November 18, 2010

November Blahs

I was reading one of the blogs that I follow this morning (Big Dawg and Freeway) and it was all about feeling the blues this time of year. I realized afterward that it pretty much summarized the way that I have been feeling lately. Most of the leaves here are gone, our highs are pretty much relegated to the 40s (and that number will be steadily decreasing over the coming weeks) and cloudy days are much more common than sunny ones. I feel very restless. I would love to hop in a vehicle and head somewhere south, where the days are still warm and the sun is shining. But instead, I have to stay up here in the chilly north and gaze longingly at the beautiful pictures in the blogs I read every day. Hopefully the coming holidays will distract me for a few weeks. We will start decorating after Thanksgiving, and we still have pretty much all of our shopping to do yet. So December will definitely be going by fast! And as far as our traveling future, I know our day will come, so we will keep planning, working toward our goal….and dreaming….Flirt male


  1. Hang in there. You'll be on the road heading south for the winter before you know it.

    Travel Safe

  2. hang in there..your time will come!..as will ours!!!..but thanks for the support..and here I thought I was being whiney!..but now I realize maybe not!..glad to hear I am not alone in my 'blues'

  3. DITTO and ditto..
    I guess it's a common ailment :)
    Glad we're heading to California for the Thanksgiving holiday..at least there's sun there.

  4. Now that we are able to head south after Christmas, November isn't so bad. We are busy planning our trip and getting ready for Christmas so I don't have time to get depressed about November anymore. I'm sure you'll find it the same way once you hit the road.

  5. Cheer up. Spring is on it's way.
    My mother-in-law lives in the Adirondack Mountains not too awful far from you. That woman is always happy. Once I asked her how she could always be happy and never sad or depressed (she has had some health issues). She told me she could choose to be happy or choose to be sad and she prefered happy because it was more fun. I've kind of adopted that philosophy as much as possible.

  6. I've been in a funk lately too. The weather here is great, but I really wish we could go this year!

  7. Haha Rod! I do appreciate the chin-up advice, and I try to live that way. But I just have to say, it's easier to say that spring is coming when you live in Texas!! LOL

  8. The winter blahs are hard. I agree with the other just hang in there your day in the sun is coming. Until then think about getting some full spectrum light bulbs for your house. My son suffers from seasonal affective disorder and it definitely helps him through the winter months.