Finding distractions along the road


Cranes made by Origami (paper). The height is ...

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Regrettably, my quest to avoid dealing with it has led to my avoiding posting here. I’ll rectify that as soon as possible, because I recognise that I need to deal with it, and if I want to make this blog  the source of support that I would like to offer, I need to post a lot more often. (Daily would probably be an idea.) Origami has become a primary distraction for me, as I’ve written before. Trying to work out just why the wings of a paper crane won’t separate is a good way to avoid thinking about the headstone in particular. (That remains my main source of consternation, although I’m pretty sure that there being a headstone, or a headstone having been ordered does not make Kim any more dead.

Another of my distractions, even more bizarre than origami, is the Snooker World Championship, which got underway in Sheffield, England on the sixteenth of April. There’s something very absorbing about snooker- once you start watching, it’s very difficult to drag yourself away. (Whilst half of the country have been glued to the Royal Wedding today I’ve watched pretty much every minute of the Ding Junhui v. Judd Trump and John Higgins v. Mark Williams snooker matches on the BBC website. (Although I did see the blessing at the end of the Royal Wedding.)

What do you do to distract yourself from grief? Is it possible? Let us know how you manage it in the comments. 

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About Casey Bottono

I am in love with language. I write poetry and fiction in a wide variety of genres. Most recently, I have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities' Pen2Paper contest.
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