Getting Goose Bumps

Small bumps on your skin are caused by cold, fear, or a sudden feeling of excitement and are call goose bumps. We all experience them from time to time.

There are goose bumps that result from the excitement of hearing a brilliantly played symphony. When positive excitement is the cause, our enjoyment of the moment may actually be enhanced.

Unfortunately, more common reasons stem from being cold or from sudden fear.

For more on the goose bumps topic see the link below.

Why did I write on this topic this morning? It is June 28 here in the south and I awoke to an outdoor temperature of 49 degrees.

About authorbillramsey

During his forty-year professional career, Bill Ramsey wrote magazine articles and business newsletters. Now retired in the mountains of western North Carolina, he writes a blog and has published four books. Bill's 2015 collection of concise, real-life essays is titled "What Do YOU Think?" He has also written "Me Now - Who Next? (The Inspiring Story of a Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery)" and "Now That I Think About It. Bill's books and are available from and on all e-readers. See Follow Bill on Facebook at
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