Scientifically, today is the most depressing day of the year.
News Article About Blue Monday
The weather is absolutely lousy. It's cold, gray, and dismal.
Some hyper-virulent strain of cedar allergy spore is seething in the air. Allergy sufferers have been living the last few weeks clogged and mired in suffocating mucus. The medications aren't much better. Nose spray is habit forming, and Claritin and friends leave a person jumpy and nervous like a truck-driver on those pills that come in the little paper packets from the truck stop check-out counter.
Christmas has come and gone, and all that remains is the financial wreckage left behind from the season of giving (spending?).
New Year's Resolutions? HA! They've already sputtered out, if they even got started in the first place.
The Nintendo Wii is still not yet available in large quantities. So many wishes and dreams are still unfulfilled.
Actually, it's not all that bad. Spring is just around the corner, and every day will be better from here on out. If this is as bad as it gets...no problemo.