Fasten Your Seatbelts, It’s Going to be a Bumpy Year — the last day of January 2024 — and how it feels right now…

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So here we all are: the last day of January 2024 and indeed, what a bumpy ride it’s already been! Winter weather storms? Check. Seasonal affective disorder? Check. Some crazy old orange tinted buffoon who just might possibly be president again. Check. How is this even possible?!!

I mean, don’t we all wonder that? Or, most of us, anyway?

Talk about an intense case of Deja vu! “Get ready to rumble” yet again.

REALLY?? We’re STILL here, as a society for a potential rematch between two individuals who really should just retire from public life and exit gracefully stage left and yet, for some inexplicable reason, do just the opposite? There was a sweet and poignant story earlier about how the Sesame Street character Elmo made a post asking how everyone was doing.

The overwhelming majority of people said, “Not so great” …

Elmo’s big question: how an adorable puppet asked how everyone was doing — and opened the gates of hell | Health & wellbeing | The Guardian

“The Gates of Hell” — yes, sounds about right, really, doesn’t it, for what this year possibly portends? It all kind of starting to feel like this thing of “You can’t make this…



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