Seems likes I'm annoying others and hurting feelings on quite a few occassions when I post here.
When I first came here, I was a people-pleasing wimp. I express my real opinions now and I'll be damned if I ever go back to silencing myself just to fit in. I don't care if I fit in - I never have, really - sometimes it bothers me but I'd rather be true to myself that dissemble.
I'm sorry if I offend the well-meaning ones here; please understand that I'm finally finding my voice at age 52. I'm not going to pretend I'm something other than what I am.
I know the matter really isn't important enough to mention here and that no one really gives a rat's ass, but I wanted to say this - so I have. I can't go back to being the nice girl who takes everyone's shlt. I just can't. I realize this is only the internet but it's good practice for RL.