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Some Thoughts On Grey Days

The word grey is just so grey, isn’t it? It doesn’t conjure up any excitement nor does it give me any extra energy or motivation. It certainly isn’t my favorite type of weather day. It’s grey today. And it’s Monday.

I try to deny the fact that weather has an affect on my attitude, but it’s true, I have a much better outlook when the skies are blue and the sun is shinning. This past weekend was gorgeous here–blue, blue skies, sunny, warm with a little wind. I can’t complain, as I know people are suffering with too much rain and never-ending spring snow, but today is grey.

Now I’m not saying that I wouldn’t get bored if the weather was always sunny with blue skies, but my least favorite weather days are grey ones. If it’s going to rain, let it rain. Or in the winter, let it snow. I really don’t mind an occasional rainy day, especially after a warm stretch of summer weather, and snowy days are one of my favorite. But grey days I could do without.

Does anyone list their favorite color as “grey?”

Our previous editor had it right when he came up with his tombstone engraving — “May it rain just enough.” Here’s to less grey days in the future.


1 cdguidry { 05.07.13 at 10:16 pm }

Love the grey days!

2 Margie { 05.06.13 at 2:26 pm }

Grey days are good too for some. I like hearing the rain on the awnings and knowing flowers and earth are getting a drink. Also, it is rather nice “once in awhile” knowing you can just be inside and not have to go out to mow, paint, plant, etc. just for today.

3 Mikki { 05.06.13 at 1:38 pm }

A good book, a hot cup of tea or cocoa, a roaring fire and a comfy chair or sofa, and if its really cold, a nice afghan. Read a good book and go to another world for a while and de-stress.

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