Happy thought for November

I have a confession to make. I really had a hard time going for my happy thought after a very difficult month. I have been working a lot and it has taken a toll on my state of happiness. But then I realized I better own this feeling and quite truthfully: my happy thought for November is that it is finally behind us.

And that got me thinking. Is that really it? How sad. Poor November. It is the month that stands before Xmas, so sort of the one we must get through to get to the good stuff. Right? And this year has given us a very warm and rainy November which is sort of nice – but not. The thing is: it is supposed to be dry and white and a winter wonderland. But it is windy, rainy, dark. So it is almost like November could not win this year!

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Fall falls over me

Now, for a lady fully confessed as a summer lover, I am having a mysterious connection to Fall.

It is totally different than my full hearted infatuation with summer. This is something totally different. There is no “oh, I wish I could get out of the door faster to enjoy the warmth”. There is no “oh, that rain really brought a wonderful fresh smell”. No, there is “I wish I can get to my car fast enough to avoid as much of this storm as possible”. There is “I cannot believe I have to scrape the windows off my car already today”. But there is also “oh, those trees look absolutely amazing in the sunshine, super yellow!”.

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