Writing to turn the negative pull into uplifting cheer

I woke up an hour later than usual this morning and I felt it simmering deep in my core.

*It* being an unidentifiable something. The onset of depression? Some other emotional upheaval?

Hormone fluctuations?

Maybe it’s the change in weather. Or the doom and gloom on the news I sometimes watch when I join my mom in the tv room.

(Note to self: stay out of the tv room.)

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How to adjust your playback speed on a youtube video (of me talking)

When podcasts and YouTube took over the online world, and especially during pandemic times, I panicked a little about how much time people will spend talking, instead of typing. Is my online world going to turn into audio now?

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Reminiscing a little about my hockey kids

When I’m staying with my mom overnight, the very next morning, something special happens.

Wanna know what it is?

Yes, coffee is included, either because I make it or because she makes it. Whoever gets up first pre-warms the cups and makes coffee, then we sit opposite each other on the sofas strategically placed like that, in the morning sunshine, and sip it. I read my phone, she reads the newspaper, we chat a bit. That’s the routine.

However, before we even take our first sip, this special thing I mentioned happened.

Here it is:

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