Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “growth.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun!
Another Fucking* Growth Experience™, or AFGE for short, has been a personal catch phrase for many years. I’m not sure when I coined it, but it was well before the PTSD-inducing Decade From Hell™. Usually the utterance is followed by something like, “Why can’t we have major life growth events from good things, like, I dunno, winning the lottery? Why does it always have to involve the Earth being hit by asteroids or something?” These questions are never followed by answers, because I don’t have any.
AFGE is being replaced these days by WWKD™? Somehow “kitten” is being a placeholder for “my best self” so, What Would Kitten Do? Yeah, don’t ask about that convoluted bit of self-realization. Living in solitary confinement has been doing interesting (code for totally crackers) things to my AFGE processes.
*Yes, I have sworn off swearing, but this was necessary for my awrt!