You know you live in a northern area when you leave your office at 4:15pm on December 11th and all the streetlights have come on.
Lord have mercy it's dark up here!
No wonder all the Scandinavians get depressed. And no wonder they all settled here where it's just as dark in midwinter.
Think I'll have a shot of Aquavit and go to bed to read Giants in the Earth.
Maybe that will cheer me up.
More on Aquavit.