Three Certainties about Ambivalence


How can I make life decisions when I can’t figure out what socks to wear? It was easy when sock choices where limited to black, brown or white when wearing tennis shoes. But with the onset of multicolored strips, polka dots and patterned socks, I’m absolutely outdone. So I’m staring at the abyss that is my sock drawer thinking, “And I’m the one tasked with trying to figure out life… great. Ambivalence sets in and all the decisions of the day crowd around to such a degree there’s no room for my socks or me. Have you been there? Have you had that moment when all of the possibilities you face spread out before you like the branching out of a river delta? The generation I care for and mentor have been there for sure, so I get ambivalence…

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