I did get a little writing done. And although I knew I should be weaving, I also couldn't help myself from watching the painting progress. I am simply enthralled with the transformation that takes place when the colors that were lovingly picked replace the existing not-so-wonderful hues from the previous owner. My colors were nothing crazy - tan house with white trim. But ah! The bright teal doors are spectacular!!
Having never questioned my preference for teal, I did a little sleuthing. The color teal / turquoise (from http://www.empower-yourself-with-color-psychology.com/color-turquoise.html):
This is a color that recharges our spirits during times of mental stress and tiredness, alleviating feelings of loneliness. You only have to focus on the color turquoise, whether on a wall or clothing and you feel instant calm and gentle invigoration, ready to face the world again.
Teal: A more sophisticated version of turquoise, teal signifies trustworthiness and reliability. It promotes spiritual advancement and commitment.
However, now that the painting is done, I see that the windows need to be washed. Sigh. It's so hard to stay focused on work.
But my teal doors are in good company: