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[trying to do this practice while juggling other issues]: finding yourself getting side-tracked by cell phone & don’t like it. can’t imagine being ‘on’ like this all of the time. horrible, scattered way to live.

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thought much about earth day. galvanized by speeches you heard on the original in 1970: impetus for the decades of environmental work you accomplished. justly proud of it & still personally committed to limiting environmental footprint. kudos, dear one. weathered many storms in a truly noble cause.

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Dominant Hand: If I hear from her again I’ll tell her I listen [to NPR and BBC] partly to honor the sacrifices being made. I’m incensed by the way the pandemic’s been mismanaged but the repercussions need to be heard & heroes & victims acknowledged. Tuning out seems incredibly selfish.

Alternate Hand: know many people who’d disagree with your belief. certainly have the right to govern their own lives. but willful ignorance allows for dangerous outcomes. history’s filled with stark examples. ’it can’t happen here’ has proven to be a fallacy over & over. don’t know answers but feel obligation to be aware & informed. the least – and possibly most – you can do now. also imperative to find & share joy.

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letter writing’s truly a dying art. it’s seen as hilariously outdated now because brevity is goal. tied to lack of context & depth of understanding: life lived on the surface. all you can do is hold on to substance & nurture it when you can.

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be kind in response to his email. decades of suppressed rage there. key is that he did suppress it for the sake of his children.

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so many mostly-happy Xmas memories going back to childhood. big part of why you love the season. traditions, generosity & creativity: perfect.

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be happy [for a retiring co-worker], dear one. no benefits in jealousy. only poison.

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Just a reminder: these are snippets from my Alternate Handwriting sessions. [For more about AH, check out some of my early blogs,] Although written by and “to” me, I hope these glimmers are also of service to you. There’s one for today below. PLEASE NOTE that any advertisements that may appear are not approved or sanctioned by me.

the choices seem to be to transform either your opinion or  the situation.

 

 

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hard to be optimistic about the future when so much you feel should be treasured is being lost.

 

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watch being perceived as rebellious, dear one. not a trait admired by this or any supervisor. hard for you to tamp down but worth the effort.

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