what can i say... i'm from the north, from scandinavia, denmark. it goes straight to my heart when walking the beach on a gray day with wind and white waves. seriously, how can that not make you just perfectly happy all the way to the soul?!
and when i get to go there on my birthday with my boys and the man, well. that's kind of close to perfection.
that was yesterday. today, the rain is back. but there will be an "after the rain":