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Surviving the Shock of the New

Resilience depends on the company you keep

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Well, this is it. I’m officially moving in a month and I have to reassess my life.

Really?! Your whole life?

Yes. I’ve moved a lot in my 55 years of living, and I know that with each move comes a reassessment of everything.



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Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers