Sun - shine [suhn-shahyn] n.
1. the shining of the sun; direct light of the sun
2. brightness or radiance; cheerfulness or happiness
3. the effect of the sun in lighting and heating a place
4. a place where the direct rays of the sun fall
Say you have gone to a government or school board meeting to hear and maybe even participate in a discussion about why a certain action is being taken.
Then, to your surprise, a vote is taken without that discussion taking place.