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Keepin’ On

“And I see losing love

Is like a window in your heart

And everybody sees you’re blown apart

Everybody feels the wind blow”

-Paul Simon, “Graceland”

Suddenly all of Paul Simon’s lyrics are speaking directly to my life experience. There’s that one above (and I’m sorry to anyone who’s received contact wind-chill from my gaping chest hole), there’s “If you’ll be my bodyguard, I can be your long lost pal” (“You Can Call Me Al”)…

And, of course, “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.”

“Get yourself free,” indeed.

Maybe I just think all the lyrics are about me because of the space I find myself in, or because I never matured past middle school.

Or maybe I’m prematurely middle-aging.

Pool Day

~OR~

Coping?

Went to the pool with Espy today. Then a long-ish walk. My definition of long walks has changed–I now feel that there is no distance too great to walk, so long as I have the time. Walking calms my nerves and helps me focus my thoughts.

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