Day 2817: All of the steps

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I am taking all of the steps to admitting I have a problem with:

  • USA leadership,
  • cruelty,
  • greed,
  • ignorance,
  • rigidity, and
  • divisiveness.

Admitting you have a problem is the first step, but not all of the steps. One of the steps HAS to include exercising your right to vote.

I didn’t photograph all of the steps I took yesterday, but here are some of them:

I’ve been taking all of the steps to heal from the loss of our wonderful kitty Oscar (not pictured) and I noticed Oscar’s name when I was taking some of my steps yesterday.

All of the steps are easier when you are not alone, and I am obviously not alone in loving an Oscar.

Today I am taking all of the steps to facilitate a Zoom-like group for staff where I work. I’m looking forward to all of us taking steps towards coping and healing.

As we get steps closer to November, here’s “One Step Closer” by INTERSECTION …

by Linkin Park

… and by the Doobie Brothers:

Now I have to take all of the steps to publish this post, but not before I thank all of the people who help me blog every day, including YOU.

Categories: 2020 U.S. Presidential election, life during the pandemic, personal growth, photojournalism | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

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22 thoughts on “Day 2817: All of the steps

  1. We have these rock messages here, too

  2. If you are completely at the bottom, even a single small step will lift you up. Several steps will lift you up a lot!

  3. Love the positive message rocks. We could all use a little more of that these days.

  4. I was scrolling through your photos and paused at the one with the cow butter dish. For some reason, that photo filled me with memories of Oscar, and I really missed him. Soon after that, you mentioned Oscar, too. Funny, how emotions can sync like that across time differences.

    Harley is looking very sweet these days.

  5. puella33

    That sound mount reminds me of a chocolate kiss. I love the idea of the rock art- it’s cheery and optimistic.

  6. I thought I saw more than one rock with Oscar’s name on it. Oscar was unique and special, but it makes me happy to know that others had an Oscar of their own.

  7. Harley has taken all of the necessary steps to have his name on a rock of ages too!

  8. ‘do your part’ says it all. and i love that oscar is all around you, just waiting to be discovered

  9. Painted rocks are a step my daughter takes in her life for creativity and relaxation, Ann.

  10. Will definitely do my part by voting for change, and would like to do my part now by saying thank you for your daily posts, Ann!

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