January at Outspoken-ish

Hi friends, It is January and I do not know whether I should wish you all Happy New Year. A day into 2022, and for the first time in my life, I wondered whether cheery HNY messages and texts could trigger their recipients. I went on a rather frigid evening run that day to clear my head of some upsetting news (minor in the larger scheme of things) I received on new year’s eve. Then I sent Happy New Year messages to friends and acquaintances who wished me first, and some others who I thought would get my intent and forgive me, even if my message exuded the wrong kind of vibe.

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