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The Month of May Has Been a Doozy

Jay Fingers WGA

May has been quite a month… to say the least.

It was actually supposed to be, for me, the beginning of a period of prosperity across the board — creatively, fiscally, socially. Instead, life did its thing and, well, setbacks occurred.

There were the back-to-back deaths of my sister and good friend, which set me back emotionally as well as financially. I had to return to my hometown of Memphis for my sister’s funeral, a bittersweet trip that afforded me an opportunity to really reconnect with my other siblings and family but also disrupted any plans I had made for myself. I know this may sound a bit selfish and terrible, but the unexpected time and money costs I incurred during this period really threw off all the little plans I’d made for myself.

Again, such is life.

Slowly, however, things are returning to a place of normalcy… or at least, as close as we can get given recent events.

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