Posts Tagged With: the state of the world

Day 3739: Losing it

As I write this blog post, I’m on the verge of losing it because of

  • another school shooting in the USA,
  • rampant injustice,
  • paralyzed politicians,
  • crazy conspiracy theories,
  • broken bureaucracies,
  • climate change,
  • massive denial,
  • short-sighted greed, and
  • other indications that human beings are losing it (where “it” might mean everything).

Who is losing it in my images for today?

Lower your expectations, please, as you read these lyrics I wrote early this morning while I was losing it:

©️ Ann Koplow, 2023

Here’s what I find on YouTube when I search for “losing it.”

Thanks to all who prevent me from totally losing it, including YOU!

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Day 3449: Enlightenment

I often gain enlightenment by interacting with others and somebody on Twitter shared this enlightening image in response to my question about to-do lists:


Here is an enlightening definition of enlightenment:

Here and now, I’m going to make up a new definition of enlightenment: the realization that one of the reasons you’re not sleeping well is that there is too much lightenment in your bedroom because there is no way to hang blackout curtains.

Perhaps one of my readers will offer some enlightenment about how to fix that problem. In the meanwhile, I have en-lightened my wallet by ordering several sleep masks that, so far, aren’t comfortable enough.

Here are some quotes about enlightenment from

Can you find enlightenment in any of my other images for today?

I think it’s funny that I’m blogging about enlightenment and light on National Daylight Day and the longest day of the year. If you need enlightenment about any of the National Days in June, here’s an enlightening link:

I wonder whether people realize that Google is a path to enlightenment about many questions.

Here’s the first thing that comes up on YouTube when I search for enlightenment:

Thanks to all who help me find enlightenment every day, including YOU.

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