Saturday, November 5, 2011
The Problem With November
Every year, I hate turning the clock back. Yes, I get an extra hour of sleep; that part's not bad. The problem is, it gets dark so early in the day. When I was working, it was already dark when I came home, which made me feel like the day was already gone and I had missed it all.
Also, the month of November seems to usher in the true beginning of winter weather (at least where I live). At the beginning of November, things look like this:
By the end of November, it's beginning to look more like this:
I wouldn't mind if winter lasted a couple of months. You know, change of seasons and all that. But, around here, it just lasts too long. We have Thanksgiving, then Christmas, then three more long months of winter.
That's why my dream would be to live in Hawaii one day. It always looks like this:
People often say to me, "but wouldn't you miss the change of seasons?". No, no that much!