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Thursday, June 30, 2016

For My Rain-Loving Compatriots

The weather people are extolling with greet glee that today will be a day
with "abundant sunshine".

They say this as if everyone within their listening or viewing range will fall to their knees in gratitude and joy upon hearing such a declaration.

Some of us know they are wrong. Not everyone is elated by abundant sunshine.  Some of us find it rather oppressive.

"Unfortunately", the weather people say, tomorrow will bring showers and possibly storms (completely ignoring the building drought situation in our region).
Sun days = fun days and that's what really matters.

Here are some resources and graphics for those of us who disagree:

"Rainy Day In The City" by Tom Shropshire
This painting basically captures what my perfect day looks like.

"9.Your level of creativity is directly related to the weather. Bright and sunny? Creative drought. Steady downpour of rain? Steady downpour of ideas."
21 Things Only People Who Prefer Rain Over All Other Weather Will Understand

What Is The Personality Type Of People Who Like Rain Very Much?
(Hint: It's not because we're depressed or have gothic tendencies)

City Data: Reverse SAD - Love Of Cloudy Days and Dislike Sunny Days

Harvard Business School: Blue Skies, Distractions Arise: How Weather Affects Productivity

7 Signs You're A Pluviophile



“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” ― Langston Hughes

"Whenever it rains you will think of her.” ― Neil Gaiman 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

I'm A Big Sell Out

So my new little shop has basically sold out. It took 10 days. We definitely didn't expect this.

Oh, there's still some little stuff there but a bunch of the other little stuff has sold and the big pieces of furniture have sold and I haven't been there since Sunday so I imagine it kind of looks like this except for the yellow hutch cabinet which sold and is no longer there:


Crazy.

Crazy great, that is!


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