It’d be easy to be gloomy today. The day is gloomy enough – though mild, it’s dark and pouring with rain, the black snowbanks slowly melting, garbage strewn everywhere. My mouth aches after two and a half hours at the dentist yesterday, while he prepared an upper left incisor for a crown. I had a fight this morning about natural gas prices with someone in Bombay, before paying a bill for over $600, which was what the dentist cost too. Yikes. Those costs hurt more than needles into the gums.
As I started the Life Stories II class, the advanced section, on Zoom last night, I was about to tell