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Day 1733: I don’t know what to do.

Last night, in a therapy group, somebody kept saying, “I don’t know what to do.”

I suggested that people write down “I don’t know what to do” and then express thoughts and feelings about that.

I wrote a poem titled “I don’t know what to do” but I didn’t take a picture of it, so now I don’t know what to do.

I know what to do. I’ll show you the photos I did take yesterday.





That’s my friend and co-worker Megan, who is leaving soon. I don’t know what to do without her.

Here are some things to do when you don’t know what to do.


  • Speak up.


  • Find your purpose.
  • Listen to music.

  • Express gratitude for all you have and all who support you, every day.



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Day 1732: Got a second?

Got a second? I’d like to tell you about yesterday’s appointment with my cardiologist, Dr. Salem (who is second to none).  While I was waiting several seconds in the exam room for Dr. Salem, I took a second to snap this:

Got a second to hear about my conversation with Dr. Salem?  Dr. Salem said he couldn’t be more pleased about how my heart is beating every second, as I begin my second year after my heart valve replacement surgery last September.   I seconded that opinion.

Got a second to look at some more split-second photos?

Got a second to listen to “A Good Thing Going” from Merrily We Roll Along, which I’ll be seeing for a second time this weekend?

If you’ve got a second, keep a good thing going by leaving a comment below.

I’ve always got a second to thank all who help me create these posts. Second, I want to thank YOU for being so supportive, every second.

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