Life Over 50

I had a moment in the shower I need to tell you about. *First published in the Merritt Herald on September 14, 2023.*
Change happens gradually, then suddenly. Are you noticing?
Are we in the middle of a shift in the world? We need to choose care over scare.
I went for a walk the other day and some guy asked me if I knew how to use a scythe.
Do we always want what we don't have? I've been thinking about this a lot, lately.
February and March went by in a blur, but not a pleasant blur. I can report that I'm still furious.
We got boosted yesterday and I'm taking it easy this weekend. That leaves a lot of room for thought and for writing, and of course knitting.
"What just happened?" was the theme of 2021 for me and I still don't know the answer.
As I sort through my daily notes from 2020 I want to keep a record of highlights, lowlights, and lessons learned.
Looking back at 2021, the year seemed like one big dumpster fire. But do we ever really see the full picture? Do we remember the good things like we do the bad things?

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