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Pollyanna: An insult or a compliment?

 

September 1, 2022



I’ve been called a Pollyanna more than once in my lifetime. Actually, truth be told, this sobriquet has been tossed around too much to describe my optimistic perspective at least a few hundred times. It does chafe a little, but I have learned to try to embrace my “glass is half full” mind-set.

Besides, who decided that the person who sees the glass as half full is somehow a romantic idealist and wears rose colored glasses to avoid dealing with reality? It’s like being told I’m too loud! I’m not loud, I’m enthusiastic!

By the way, does anyone under the age of 40 know who Poll...



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