If you feel like you haven't seen the sun in quite awhile, you are absolutely right.  It is super gloomy outside and now we know exactly how bad it has been.

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January 2020 has been the gloomiest- cloudiest January since 1963.  Crazy!  And not in a good way at all... would like to see some sun up in this place!  And this is when you realize that SAD- Seasonal Affective Disorder, a form of depression is really a thing.  This is a type of depression that happens when the sun doesn't show itself during the Fall and Winter months for an extended period of time.  SAD also disappears when Spring rolls around.

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This is a good time to book that vacation to somewhere warm and sunny.  Another good idea is to go and visit some places that have plants and flowers- like the Como Park Conservatory.  At least you can FEEL like it's nice and warm out.  It's been a relatively mild winter this year.  I guess that is the trade off.  It's either sunny with the polar vortex, or we have warmer temps and clouds.  I actually think I may give up the sun a bit for the warmer temps.  But that's just me.

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