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Coping

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All it’s cracked up to be

As I’ve said many times before, I rely on humor to get me through. Whether it’s in the wake of near disaster (read about that here, here or┬áhere) or to navigate the mundane — like┬áthis, the ridiculous (like this event here) or some other nonsense (like those two different shoes, which are still dogging me), … Continue reading

Reality check in Aisle 10

Basil, Catherine and other folks lucky enough to really KNOW me will confirm that I am not the easiest person to get along with. Patience is not my strongest suit. Oh don’t get me wrong — it’s not all bad. In fact it can be fun and games … until the stress boils over. Then … Continue reading

Text messages from the edge

As I noted in my last post, it’s been a helluva week. Not all bad, definitely some good mixed in, but an absolutely stressful, crazy, whirlwind few days. Enough to send me, hyperventilating, into any available quiet space to center myself, even for a few minutes, so I could make it through another couple of … Continue reading