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My extended family and several acquaintances have told me that I have a cheerful disposition. I suppose they are correct to a certain extent. I go about the day smiling at strangers and driving courteously. However, people who know me … Continue reading

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I’m actually in a pretty good mood right now. I’ve had enough sleep. The early morning weather is nearly perfect. The coffee turned out beautifully. Yet I’m sitting here with grumpiness on my mind. Actually, yesterday is when I chose … Continue reading

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Feeling Cranky

One of the Ancient Roman superstitions concerned getting up on the wrong side of the bed. The left side was inauspicious and the right side was auspicious. If an ancient Roman citizen climbed out of his bed on the left, … Continue reading

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Just as I placed my fingers in position to begin this post about grouchiness, a small, red spider began descending from her new web from the desk lamp. A fresh, steaming cup of coffee sat directly in her path. After … Continue reading

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