Late November and we have hit a relentless spell of misery, dark cold rainy weather. It is at times like this that the blues can creep in. People who suffer from depression struggle to get the mental gears engaged.
One thing I have learned over the years is that it is important to engage with your emotion even if the emotion is negative. When you call out your emotion you can confront it, if you are the confronting type, or you can embrace it if you are not the confrontational type.
When you have the blues its time to listen to the blues. At least for me.
So here is BB King with an ode to the love of his life:
Lucille; by Donal Clancy
BB holds Her in his arms
when the rain falls cold and wet
he pulls all the right strings
when he sees her fret
one arm around her body
his fingers stroke her neck
& when she sings to BB
he’s ensnared in her net.
The blues are gone,
the blues are gone.