Over the last few days and hours I have felt that I am in a dark cloud rumbling with thunder. Like Joe Btfspik of the comic strip Li’l Abner years ago, by Joe Capp, I have felt followed by a storm cloud over my head.

What is this? As I told myself, and you, weeks ago, “It’s all in your mind”. I have been focused on the negative that seems to surround us, threatening to suffocate us.

So, I stand and look out on a wind swept Aransas Bay, lighted by a blazing sun reflecting off white breakers. I go out on the deck and feel the stiff breeze that disturbs the water. I go down the…

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