Yesterday I was planning to write a brief post about the big melt down here in Saskatoon. Overcast, gloomy and very, very wet. It reminded me of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, actually. However, I awoke to a very cold apartment and looked outside to see fresh snow on the ground and slush more on the icy side than the slushy side. I have a bank day today, so I decided to go pay my electrics bill. Now, Saskatoon City Hall has to be the least friendly City Hall I have ever been to (New Westminster being the friendliest) but today it was even worse - one might say it was frigid in there. So I went to catch the bus to the university and the driver was unpleasant, so were the passengers, so are the students.
Now, I grew up in the relatively balmy environs of the Lower Mainland so shouldn't the cold be making me unhappy? Perhaps it is the overcast weather? Well, take my advice Saskatoon, the best way to get past the overcast conditions is to just go outside and be in it. Truly. Things improve once you are out in it. It is certainly brighter than being indoors. Calgary got a foot of snow compared to our 1/2 inch! Honestly, cheer up - it's-a not so bad!