The numbers just keep coming in. From Massachusetts, Ohio, Florida, Maryland, Nevada … Finally, from the west … California, Oregon, Washington … but not enough.
It’s unbearable. The best spin I can put on it is that maybe it won’t be as bad as I fear. For the first time in my life, I’m afraid of what will happen to my world.
I’ve been on the losing side of many elections. Probably in half of the elections in which I’ve participated, my candidate lost. By the time you’re collecting social security, you understand about losing. It happens. You pick up the pieces and move on. What distinguishes this election from all others in which I have participated is never has losing frightened me. The fear is a new thing. Not a good thing.
Maybe it won’t be so bad. Maybe Trump really does have a plan. Right now, I’ll be grateful if he has any kind of plan, even if it’s a bad one. Just … not have an incoming president who is totally clueless as to what to do next.
But the numbers, the numbers … It’s late. Technically it’s not over yet, but I don’t see this ending well. I guess I’ll know in the morning, but I would not describe my mood as optimistic.
Describe your own outlook on life in seven words or less.
Right this moment? “This can’t be happening.“
Where do you like to vacation?
I’m not picky. And I enjoy many different places, though I always appreciate photogenic scenery, good restaurants, historical sites … and nice, yet strangely inexpensive accommodations.
Candy factories (sweets or treats including chocolate) of the entire world have become one and will now be making only one kind of candy. Which kind, if you were calling the shots?
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again … crystallized ginger. Really. Honest.
I think we need to move on from candy to something else. Maybe seafood? Shellfish? Sushi? Chinese food? Babel fish?
Complete this sentence: Something that anyone can do that will guarantee my smile is…
Probably funny. All sorts of things make me laugh including things that no one else finds funny. I find ideas funny, words funny. My dogs make me laugh. Honestly, there’s almost nothing that I can’t, under the right circumstances, find funny, although right now, I don’t have it in me to laugh. Maybe next week.
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