Portland has the third most depressing winter in the U.S.; Anchorage, Alaska, is first and Seattle, Washington, is second. Source: The Cities With the Most (and Least) Depressing Winters
Anyone living here wouldn’t disagree the winters are dark. While many of us find a quiet beauty in the gloom, the sun is never taken for granted and we certainly rejoice when it warmly smiles on us.
P.S. Blog readers, I’m sharing the color version with you via the featured image for this post. I decided to go with the black and white as I felt it fit better with what I wanted to say. Enjoy both versions!