Blogtember #3: Like My Father Always Says…

There is, at my parents’ house, a trivet sitting on the stove, belonging to my father
and bearing this Elbert Hubbard quote:


As a kid, I thought it was funny.  
“Well, of course you don’t make it out alive…
That’s the point!”
As an adult, the saying has become a frightening warning.
It is a daily challenge.
Does this matter?  Does that matter?
Is it worth getting upset over a missed train, a bad haircut, a spilled coffee?

I’m really trying not to take my life too seriously, as my father – and that sage coaster – always urged.


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