Breaking Expectations

Huntington, WV



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     An absolutely beautiful day.  We got outside and cleaned up the yard.  While we were outside, news was still happening around the world.  It isn’t pretty.  Hubby likes to have the news on to follow the blow-by-blow of political developments.  I would not say I am uninterested.  In fact, the opposite is true.  I am very interested in the political new, but if I am not careful it can become obsessive.  I can just hear my Dad saying,  “What are you going to do about it.”
      I have written some political blogs, and I’ve been outspoken enough to lose a couple of friends, or at least potential friends.  If I had a clue what would help bring people together to sing Kumbaya, I would do it.  The main problem is that I can’t really figure out what is really going on.  The art of compromise is dead.  (So, I guess I did figure out what the basic problem is.)
     How much does it really affect me?  I’ve been on the losing side before, and I saw no noticeable difference in my life from the transition from one administration to the next.    The Republicans have the power, and believe they have all the answers to  the problems of the country and the world.   To the Republicans I’d like to say,  “Good Luck with that!”
     I am still going to be pissed at the irreconcilable differences between Hubby and I, or between myself and other members of the family.  No matter what, these are the people who will be there for me if I ever need them.
     My main focus is going to be my life.  What makes me happy.  I have trips I would like to take,  people I want to hang out with, and pets to care for.  I like writing a blog, steadily increasing in readership from around the world.  I’ve gotten Adobe Photoshop Elements 15, and am struggling to figure it out.  I have hobbies that bring me joy.
     I also got a fortune cookie with this fortune:

You are a lover of words, someday you will write a book.

Someday could be now.

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  1. Oh and I nearly forgot, I love the layout, this is wonderful. I’ve been playing around with changing mine, but since it’s difficult to see, the most I’ve accomplished is changing the photo on the header… but I’m sure I’ll get there one day.

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