and yes...I'm a marylander (not a city mouse though). The weather always affects my mood.
She and I are the same, but it also is my mother. She always sees a depressed/bad period in my life as an opportunity to remind me of how I need to change.
The title is actually referring to how the outside (weather conditions) relate to the inside (my mental condition)...but I like to have it interpreted different ways.
Btw - I'm a fan of your stuff, it's so nice to be complimented by someone whose work I respect.