Summer is a magical season where outdoor reading becomes possible – Okay, being outdoors in general becomes possible. All winter long I envision myself waking up a little early to read on my porch as the sun rises and the birds chirp. Can you picture it now? Yet every summer I find myself wondering why it’s not as magical as I picture it in my head. I hate to tell you all this, but we’ve been lying to ourselves. Reading outside sucks and here’s why: The Sun:  The bane of my outdoor reading existence. If I turn my back to the sun the white pages of my book become a blinding reflection that I swear does more damage to my eyes than looking directly into the sun. If I face the sun directly then the sun is in my eyes. Don’t even get me... Read More »