A. Of course I can
A. I gave up perfection quite some time ago--too limiting. Happiness comes in different ways on different days. Could be canoeing with my husband, listening to jazz at a club and sipping a Manhattan, snuggling in flannel sheets on a chilly morning, with no place I've got to be any time soon. The important thing is to make time for it, which is something I've had to learn.
A. 'Cool' and 'I'm fine' come to mind.
A. On a beach where nobody was looking for me, sans Blackberry. St. John, USVI would work--at least for a couple of weeks.
A. Remaining whole and continuing to grow.