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  1. Moving to Colorado helped my Mom a lot. Still dark a lot, but not nearly so much overcast. You need some bright blue sky when the sun it out to counteract the DARK.

    So, I guess, no wonder people built Stonehenge and stuff. Get the darn sun back, ASAP.

  2. Nice site. Of course, approaching the solstice is always interesting as the sun is just so darn far down in the SE…Matter of fact, this past weekend when we were having the full moon, the moon was rising in the same spot as the sun rises during Summer solstice (and the sun likewise is where the moon was during the summer)

    Solution was to go out over the weekend in the late evening…nice and very brightly lit…

  3. Ich bin mit dir einverstanden. Ich mag Sonne, Licht. Aber ich brauche auch die langen dunklen Abende im Winter, um etwas zu schaffen- Lehrbuch, ein Handbuch. Ich mag naehen und stricken. Wenn aber das Wetter schoen ist, bin ich vom zu hause weg.

  4. Looks like I will be in Arruba Feb to march, at $xxx a day, doing a lab inspection. 🙂

    Chere was easily convinced to accompany me.

  5. and if I didn’t already have commitments then, I would be in the suitcase. Never been to Aruba!

  6. Wow, what long hours of daylight you have in Germany! Try Edinburgh – for
    tomorrow:

    16 Dec 2011 08:38 15:38 6h 59m 47s − 51s 12:08 10.8° 147.228

    Yup, it’s dark here at this time of year – very. When the weather is bad,
    it hardly gets light at all. Many people here take cod liver oil for Vit
    D. Hibernation feels favorite. And it’s cold – we have black ice again
    tonight and snow showers forecast for tomorrow.

  7. Show Details
    Let me seeeee, how can we un – de pression Holly ?

    1. In Alaska they sell daylight bulbs for the house and you know why = gratitude and possible solution.

    2. You when getting pooped on one could move out from under the pooper.. ( cleaned up for everybody sake)..

    3. Run by the grave yard and the Hospital and the booby hatch to gain some gratitude..
    The sun never comes out for most of them…

    4. Open a bottle of Rum and drink it at 5 a m … (:>))) comes especially from this source…tee hee

    5. (refers to # 2 ) Come on over to Colorado and see the sun at 6 a m sort of or most of the time. If nothing else you can see the sunny faces of Joanna and I..

    Love and stuff

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  9. The darkness in the winter was the hardest part of Alaska; I could handle -40 without difficulty but 4 hours of weak daylight got really old really quickly. The so-called “happy lights” really do work.

  10. I noticed your last E-mail was about how dark it gets in GE in the winter.

    I thought that Frankfurt was dark at just under 8 hours a day.

    I just realized that western Texas is down to just under 10 hours a day.

    I occasionally imagine what it was like without the kerosene lights that my grandfather used when I was a small child.

  11. I’ll never let Brad complain about our little bit of dark again….(insert evil laugh here.)

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