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Trouble in Paradise

Many decades ago (college actually, so about five) I had a friend who'd blurt out this phrase anytime something which had been going--to all appearances--rather swimmingly suddenly went sideways.  Sometimes it was a relationship dust-up.  Sometimes it was a class in which he'd been doing rather well, and then--suddenly--he wasn't.  Or a job he'd liked,… Continue reading Trouble in Paradise