Sometimes your perspective can be improved by simply a change of venue. We arrived home about 45 minutes ago to a happy collection of domesticated creatures. A dog licking your face because he is thrilled to see you is better than all the antidepressants in the world.
Michelle and I are somewhat numb, tired, and very glad to be home. We will talk about options, and what we want to do next. In the meantime, I will just enjoy the therapeutic effects of an independent cat pretending she didn’t miss me while purring like a tiny motorboat as I pet her.