Here is a post I wrote in 2015 for a WordPress writing group. I thought of it just now and thought I would repost it now.
Yep, here I am in Blogging-101 again. This time my intentions are good, but that is normal…and we all know what they say about good intentions.
It occurred to me once when I was embarking upon a “reality trip” to Mexico, that I would soon be meeting a whole new group of people who had never heard of me before. “This is my chance,” I said to myself. “I can be anything I want to, change my demeanor, background, speech, and present an entire New Me.”
Right. No dumb comments, no Shy Me hiding in the shadows…New Me could be sophisticated, well-spoken, and always in control of my cool personality. In fact, I could buy a new jungle-adventure wardrobe, and wear head-bands, pretty flowing tops, and jeans with zippers instead of Mom-jeans.
First, at the airport, I had to accept a stranger’s help in hoisting my backpack into position. I could not…
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