a Few Words
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a Few Words

What my fortunate friend taught me about envy

Thanks to her, I’m a happier person

Photo by Daniel Gregoire on Unsplash

She was a petite blond with a wicked backhand. We played racquetball once a week before Covid-19.

After matches, we’d chat by the water fountain. As I got to know her, I envied her.

She was happily married to her college sweetheart. I was divorced. She had 3 wonderful…

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, artist, writer, engineer. Grew up in NYC, living in Austin. Love animals, books, hikes, art, travel, D&D and fireworks.