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Day 2553: Why we love weddings

Why we love weddings is the topic of the online article “Science Reveals the Age-Old Secret of Why We Love Weddings So Much” which includes these quotes: “When there’s a bit of uncertainty in the world,” Norton told Mic, “looking for a little bit of order is something humans like to do. It could be by […]

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Day 2728: News you can use

Since so many people are telling me that they are avoiding the news these days, I’m hoping to provide some news you can use, here and now, including these headlines: My panel discussion of providing therapy groups remotely¬† during the pandemic went very well yesterday. I’ll be performing my original song “Triggers” at an online […]

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Day 2589: 02/02/2020

Today is Groundhog Day, a palindrome date (the numbers are the same backwards and forwards), and my 67th birthday! In 2018, I wrote a song titled “Shameless Appeals for Applause” which starts out I’ve made it to age 65, Nothing gets in the way of my passion and drive, I was born with heart problems […]

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Day 2575: Do you dream?

Do you dream? I dream and last week I dreamt that I was supposed to give a talk that day about a Tom Hanks movie that was similar to the movie “Big” in that he was a child trapped in the body of an adult but it wasn’t “Big” and I couldn’t remember the name […]

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Day 2569: I’m so done

Yesterday, after I was so done creating my daily blog post and reading the latest news, I decided “I’m so done” with politics as usual, war, worry, paralyzing fear, insomnia, shame, guilt, personalization, catastrophizing, assumptions, negativity, and other unhelpful thoughts. I searched the internet for “I’m so done” and found these: Apparently, I’m not the […]

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Day 2565: Lost and Found

Six years ago, on Valentine’s Day, I wrote another “Lost and Found” post, “dedicated to my boyfriend/inamorato/whatever Michael.” I’ve lost the need to use those words to describe Michael since we found ourselves calling each other husband and wife on December 27, 2019. Yesterday, I realized I had lost my wallet when I was at […]

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Day 2558: I just called

I just called this post, in its first draft, “Just Another Ordinary Day,” which is a lyric from “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” by Stevie Wonder: But when I heard that Stevie Wonder song in my earmuff/headphones yesterday, it was NOT just another ordinary day. It was New Year’s Day, which I […]

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Day 2556: New Year’s Eve

For a long time, my New Year’s Eve tradition has been to compile  a list of my personal ten best and worst of the year. This year’s best includes my son Aaron (top of the list for the 22nd year in a row!), my 12/27 wedding to Michael, my friends, my therapy groups (which include […]

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Day 2554: Clouds

While I’ve been in the clouds about my December 27th wedding to Michael, I’ve also been noticing clouds, including these: What do those clouds look like to you? Do you see a unicorn? a dragon? a face? hope? threats? something else? What does this look like to you? Some people have been like dark clouds […]

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