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My Darling One and friends are currently enjoying something I think is called “the bowls”, daily, incessantly…not quite obsessively…but close. As anyone who knows me, even slightly, can attest to, there is nothing that you could tell me about “the bowls” that I’d be even remotely interested in. Not to offend anyone, but not only do I know nothing about football, be it American or British, I have not a smidgeon of  interest in discovering more. But oh my gosh I felt so sorry for the players, for the huge amount of time they must spend practicing. Being knocked silly on a daily basis didn’t strike me as much fun. I’m sure the rewards are great…but even so.  For those of you thinking…wow she’s so ignorant about football… yep, that’s ‘xactly what I’m saying. But I still get that it must take a lot of practice and that got me…

What do I want?  Forget about what you have right now, or what’s happening, or what awful something is about to happen, or what might happen, or what if x y or z happens.  Forget it all.  The only thing to pay any attention to is what do I want.  At least that’s what grandma used to tell me when I was whining, or complaining or unhappy or upset. And by golly she was right. When you know the answer…and believe me when I say…it’s not always obvious.  Then focus, focus, focus on what you want and only what you want.  Yay!  Getting to focus on good things, on lovely things, on wonderful things is great.  Right?  Hmm, but those old thoughts keep popping up…okay so old habits can sometimes die hard. No matter, so what if old, miserable, rotten thoughts keep coming back.  Hey, if I can keep sending…

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