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Jeffrey Lu's Blog:
Being There

Being Jeffrey's thoughts and observations on life, travel, fandom
and whatever else interests him

A Beginning

Sometimes, life can be overwhelming.  Case in point: I have pressures from bills to illnesses.  I have problems that I would rather not have.  When I think everything will be okay, something goes wrong.  Not my day, week, month, or year.  (Maybe a streak of years.)  Not happy, but still going even when life throws a whirlwind of punches.  (I duck and proceed the best I can.  I do not give up.)

Being here, I decided to write about life, fandom, and/or other cool stuff that might be helpful to others who are either having a hard time and/or need something.

So, this will be my observations/experiences in, hopefully, a monthly fashion.

Others have wondered why I have not written for a while.  To be honest, I have been busy in many projects.  Some failed.  Some are on the back burner.  A few succeeded.  I now have time to write this column.

Sadly, I will be going to a funeral on a Saturday, a day before this column is due.   I have in the past written tributes and/or poems to friends and/or people I admired who passed away.  I do this as a way of remembering them.

I will write more as I finish this beginning. 

Next: Fandom in Phoenix, Arizona.


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