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It’s been four months since a truck rear-ended my car in a Seattle tunnel, totaling the car, injuring my neck, and rattling my brain to the extent that PTSD continues to plague me. I am thankful for doctors, for my physical therapist, for the “new” pre-owned car I now drive, feeling safer than I felt in my 2005 model.

It’s become a summer of appreciating small incidents and experiences. I spend more time than usual sitting on my deck reading a novel while my cat stretches out near my chair. I smile at her sun-induced near-coma and sometimes feel compelled to go stroke her hot fur....



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