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Quote of the Day: The Sun!

October 26th, 2014

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

Wilma Rudolph

Yesterday the sun finally came out, you could almost hear a sigh of relief from everything: the pigs, the birds, the trees, the humans…
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It was refreshing to our spirits and to our souls. I spend as much time outdoors as I could, hanging laundry, feeding animals, hiking, and cleaning up the gardens.
The quote above is very true, I am ver much affected by the level of light. This becomes clearly evident this time of year, when I am lazy to get work done if it’s cloudy and gray. The sun is like fuel for me, perhaps I’m more connected to the grass and earth than I realize.

Do you find yourself affected by the sun?

2 Comments to “Quote of the Day: The Sun!”
  1. Amy on October 26, 2014 at 8:07 am

    Most definitely! When the sun goes down I just want to crawl in bed. One day last week I had my PJs on by 6:15.

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  2. kristin @ going country on October 26, 2014 at 8:18 am

    Everyone is more affected by it than they realize. I have a theory that it’s really the low pressure that accompanies the clouds that has a bad effect on me. The temperature and other weather conditions almost don’t matter–if there’s a high pressure system in place, I feel positive and healthy and energetic. If there’s low pressure, it’s headaches and lethargy and general pessimism.

    Unfortunately, there’s more low pressure than high pressure here. Perhaps I should consider a move back to Arizona . . .

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