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Just a Moment.... in Time. - Blather. Rants. Repeat.
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Just a Moment.... in Time.
I have a few stories from today which I've shared in my office and with Eleanor, but not here. Various reasons.

So I'll end the day with a literal moment from Monday. Just a literal stop along the way.  I had Bankruptcy Court at 10, and around 9:50 finished my run down the expressway into downtown and came to a red light on the first of the surface streets.

Next to me was a lawyer I recognized.  He might have been heading to the same place, or to his office, which I know to be a block or two further down the road from the court.  (The latter, it turned out.)  He was in his fast white sports car; I was in my pokey little Smart car.  He was clearly on his phone and talking agitatedly about something. I had music on (from the playlist and the time, my best guess was "Not The End of the World" by Chris Trapper, whose music for Great Big Sea I mentioned in a post that very night after hearing some of it earlier that evening).

Don't get me wrong; I don't posit this as Me Against Him or Us Against Them. I've known him for over 30 years, mostly from Bankruptcy Court. We're social media friends; we share a number of mutual friends, perhaps even more mutual interests and a very touching personal story about one of his kids who's about the same age as our kid.  But in that moment, I had to compare the cars, and the apparent ambiences.

That's the thing about things like Smart cars.  When it comes to things like happiness, often things are bigger than they look on the inside.

I hope he had a good day, despite the appearance of stress. I know I did.

And with that, good night:)
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