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Another Nightmare

Another Nightmare

Awakened by Another Nightmare My early morning dream jolted me awake. What did it mean? Maybe it reflected the uncertainty I feel in uncertain times. In this dream — another nightmare — I have double booked myself with one too many appointments and am frantically...

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

The Observation Still Works Elinor Dashwood’s observation works for me: she expressed the restraint our current events necessitates:  “And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” (Sense in Sensibility)  Just...

The Learning Curve Continues

The Learning Curve Continues

As this pandemic continues, the learning curve continues, and seems to lengthen. How teachable am I willing to be? This time last year, I anticipated a learning curve because of the shock of COVID-19*  Quarantining, masking, social distancing, vaccinating, etc — these...

Is It Over Yet?

Is It Over Yet?

Is it over yet? This really should be over. Seriously. I am almost two weeks past my second shot, and I need to be getting on with my life! Wait -- Did someone say "FOURTH surge"? Researchers NPR spoke to all cautioned that public policy and Americans' behavior can...

Countdown to Christmas Day

Countdown to Christmas Day

Countdown Christmas, as we have known its celebration, is on hold. None of the usual holiday hoopla is diminishing my charm this year! Of course, I’ve had to forego the grumpy personal commentary on how commercial Christmas has become. Well, thanks to COVID-19, I get...

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