When I was a kid, no one ever asked: “Is the sun good for you?”. And it was a given that everyone loved the sun and would occasionally overdo it and get burned. Especially kids in the summertime.
When I was 12, I went to a beautiful state park for a week with a friend and her family. She and I laid out on a huge rock in the middle of a clear lake for the better park of a day. The air was so cool and the sun so warm on my back that I didn’t want to budge.
Next Day I Paid the Price
I studied my painful, blistered skin the following morning and decided my lobster-like complexion was both funny and a bit scary. I looked like a creature from another world. Continue reading Is the Sun Good for You, Or Should You Avoid It?