Category Archives: Overwhelmed

A New Year, A Clear Mind

        I was reading an advice column the other day, and someone asked about the proper cutoff date for wishing someone a Happy New Year. The answer? Oh, about the time that most people have given up … Continue reading

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Turkey Mummy

Yesterday I went to three different grocery stores. Thanksgiving is next week, and my shopping list was ready to go. For everyday shopping, I almost always keep a skeletal grocery list on my cell phone, and browse just a few … Continue reading

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The Moment Would Have Passed Me By

I used to drink a lot of coffee, and if there’s one thing that a coffee drinker knows, it’s that you never buy a cup late in the day from the counter at a 7-11, Circle K , or any … Continue reading

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Not Now, I’m Busy!

Hi, how are you? It’s the cookie cutter, socially appropriate greeting. I say it every time I answer the phone…greet a friend….an acquaintance at work….a waitress at the local diner. And it has a cookie cutter, socially appropriate answer. Fine.  … Continue reading

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