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A Possible Prelude Of Optimism

I have a litany of optimism. Regular readers have read it before: stocks, consulting, books, photos, house sale, windfalls. I’ve spent the last three years recovering from stagnant finances that then imploded. My litany of optimism has been a daily … Continue reading

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Incredulous Views

Incredulous, incredible, not credible, not to be credited or believed, describes the facial expressions I have seen many times in response to my optimism. Pessimism is accepted and expected. People wag their heads and either express sympathy or pass along … Continue reading

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Not Bad Is Not Good

“Hey, that’s not so bad.” It took me decades to realize that “not so bad” does not equal good. Anxious is not the same as eager. Feeling better is not the same as feeling well. Saving is not the same … Continue reading

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