Anticipating the worst while focusing on the best

The toll from perpetual emergency preparedness

Some days are definitely better than others. Yesterday I made some progress on replacing the carburetor on my ATV repair project. It was a modest gain, but it felt incredibly satisfying. As if there was a way to make a difference, to have an impact, amidst an otherwise pervasive sense of helplessness.

I also haven’t been able to shake the feeling that th…

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