Winter is (Coming) Here.

Elena Tucker
3 min readJan 14, 2024
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

I was watching the dark, heavy, slate-gray clouds beginning to boil over the view to the west of Denver, over the Rocky Mountains, when I felt that familiar prickling of happy tears. It was the return of euphoric joy, what I and about 2 to 3 percent of the population have when inclement weather rolls in — the opposite of Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD) otherwise known as nSAD.

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.