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Not Dead Yet…

How easy to have a routine derailed. How near impossible to return to the tracks. But so much has happened over the last few months, it’s hard to keep it straight. Not to mention near impossible to figure out where to start.

May

EgyptAir Flight MS804 went down over the Mediterranean.

My husband was injured in a work-related vehicle accident.

I had a terrible sinus infection that required antibiotics.

June

A horrific massacre happened at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

A suicide bombing killed dozens at the airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

Terrorists slaughtered guests at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Roan was diagnosed with cancer and made his journey across the Rainbow Bridge.

July

Five police officers were gunned down in Dallas, Texas.

A celebration for Bastille Day in Nice, France turned into a bloody nightmare.

Diners and shoppers in Munich, Germany fell to a shooting rampage.

The controversial killing of yet another unarmed black man sparked the “retaliatory” murders of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

August

Suicide bombers shred a wedding in Gaziantep, Turkey.

The American University of Afghanistan in Kabul endures a nine-hour siege.

Flooding of Biblical proportions swamps Louisiana.

And the month isn’t even done yet…

I’m trying to be more positive in my outlook and my posts, but most of the summer brought terrible and tragic news, which really doesn’t lend itself well to humor or sarcasm or life lessons. My Mom always said that if I couldn’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. So there you go.

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