Grey Day, Black Mood

It’s been a year in which I’ve seen many friends and relatives lose their loved ones or suffer long, serious illnesses. While I’ve counted my blessings and said innumerable thanks to the Lord, I’ve often been pulled down and felt deflated.

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Young turks, crass riff raff, a foot in the door and then gradually elbowing their way in. Desperate to control, a sign of the times.

The genteel, old fogies, value systems constrained, constricted and then crowded out, shown the door.

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