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One-Liner Wednesday – Temporarily out of order

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I had my best friend and his son over for dinner at Christmas for the first time in three years, and I didn’t know what to do with myself. A bit of social paralysis going on, I think.

But I’m not broken. I’m just temporarily out of order. I’ll be fine.

Didn’t help that I’m on antibiotics and not allowed to drink…


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44 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Temporarily out of order

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  4. Sending love and best wishes that you are mended very soon 💜💜💜

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  10. People skills can easily get rusty when they don’t come naturally. I kinda liked not socializing in person. But I suspect that, like physical exercise, socializing in moderation good for us. Good for you for making the effort!

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  11. Peopling is nearly as hard as adulting!

    Hope you feel better soon. 🤗

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  15. Hope you heal up soon! And, well, I’m so out of practice of having folks around to ask questions, try to include me in the conversations that flow when family get’s together once a year? I managed to completely get distracted, and mess up the gravy – so, well – it was a merry christmas dinner….lumpy gravy and all….sigh – Just not sure if my love of solitude will wane in face of the need to make good gravy AND keep 4 different conversations going all at once, for next year – but – I got a year to try and ‘practice’ – LOL

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  16. Feel better soon. Happy New Year! 🎆🎊

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  19. If it makes you feel any better, I read a few articles a while back that reported that a huge number of people are experiencing “I forget how to be around people now! It has been so long!” syndrome. (Frankly, as an introvert, I’ve *always* had that issue!) A big pat on your back for your effort! Sorry you’re on antibiotics, and hope you feel better soon. ♥

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  24. Good effort. Movement in the right direction. Too bad about the antibiotics, (I always want to cheat) but hopefully you’ll be back in good working order soon.

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  25. just takes a bit of practice, like getting back on your bike after a few years of it just sitting in the garage

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