Everybody said: Ccomfort yourself....do what seems right....take care of yourself....take time for yourself...find solace where you can...

So I said: I want a puppy.

Everybody said: Don't. Stop. Step Away From the Puppy.

Introducing: Tashi Miso (Loosely translated as "An Abundance of Good Luck" and, according to my daughter, "the world's most delicious soup.")

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