Tonight, I am reminded of something I wrote 2 years ago, but just in about the same place. NYC is not shut down. There was a TON of backlash for the mayor 2 years ago, he will probably never do anything like that again. People were a lot more angry than grateful, especially when the storm didn’t end up hitting us directly. The schools are shut down for tomorrow and they are predicting 8-12 inches of snow. The 3 main tenants here are the same just 2 years older, 2 years of more MS progression, and a father who in his stubborn thought that he is still 20, attempted to shovel the last time we had some snow and ended up collapsing twice and ending the morning with a ride in an ambulance (and that was light fluffy snow). This is going to be that heavy icy stuff. I am still a little fretful, but I thank God for good neighbors, and hope they will come to our aid again. I am struggling to maintain perspective within our current world. This is the day my mother died so many years ago. It was a Saturday. You never forget that.
I find the memory to be the most swift and efficient way to gain my perspective back. If you want to know what this song has to do with perspective…read the blog entry.