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A meandering post about a bunch of stuff and a date I can't quite forget

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 We got a brand new 2021 all electric Nissan Leaf a few weeks ago. We are in the future now.  For those of you who know me, this must come as a surprise! All my adult life, I've been against buying new vehicles and I've tried to convince everyone who cares to listen, to never fall in that trap. But, this car comes as a privilege for the new Nissan employee in the household. The hubby's employee benefits is to be able to lease new vehicles and get reimbursed for it! He jumped at the opportunity of being able to drive an all electric, brand new car - which, given how his fate changed after meeting me, was not to be. Until he became a Nissan employee, that is... So, that's how we, the owners of a 2004 Accord and a 2006 Mazda 3, end up with a 2021 Leaf! My first thought, after he read about this perk was that we could use an aux cable! None of our cars have ever had an aux input port. We've tried to use the aux -> radio frequency converter rather unsuccessfully. But,

What have I been up to? A non-smartphone, pandemic friendly, Spoken English program!

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I'm rushing to write this, since the last time I was inspired to write was when the Georgia runoff results were announced and 2021 seemed to have gotten off to a great start. And, by the time I sat down to writing, the afternoon of that day happened and I was glued to the TV for a couple of days in disbelief, heart sinking. I have discovered that I like to write when things are going well, even though what I want to write about is about the last 6 months. But today is a new day. With Biden + Harris being inaugurated, it definitely is a good day. And here is my long due update on my life, my universe and my everything. Fair questions at this point are: Have I been bored out of my wits after having quit my Google job? Have I been anxious and going crazy and driving the DH nuts? And a super fair question: Have I done anything other that binge watching netflix all this while? I'm happy to report that I am doing well and that I am exceptionally, extremely, exceedingly happy about ha