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Experiencing emerging adulthood stage while inching toward being an old geezer

Me, an aging baby boomer long haired pencil necked geek burning, depleting, using... fossil fuels, thus a global nonrenewable resource(s) repentant consumer admitting heavily trod carbon footprint additionally deeply enmired within very late adolescence, hence I shriek with utter dismay starkly aware personal hygiene suffers direct hit grungy kamikaze pilot courtesy this groomer cause I shower once every fifty second week. All joking aside, I recognized (after therapy session on November twenty third with Ms. Renee Cardone), how deeply entrenched, albeit psychologically, and emotionally yours truly mired as grossly immature, especially where role of fatherhood concerned. Hormonal secretion superseded rationality when call of the wild pronounced irrepressible urge to unleash pent up testosterone laden gunnysack bursting courtesy the dutiful sentry courtesy yours truly experienced heat of the moment able, eager, ready, and willingly poised to strike think totally tubular warm prickly fleshy appurtenance. Reflection upon helping beget "star student" and shayna punim two darling young twenty something daughters, though living social on their own the former a resident of Oakland, California the latter calls Bend, Oregon home sweet home, whose lives still impacted when both girls wantonly, relentlessly, yet mercilessly buffeted courtesy deplorable home environment within which, neither parent gainfully employed (both hobbled by mental health issues) additionally progeny unfairly spent impressionable years under roof in squalor and filth at 1148 Greentree Lane, inviting Montgomery County children and youth services, which household (severely cramped quarters) adrip with clutter (generations worth of Zison precious heirlooms substantial number of antiques) majority relegated to the dumpster. Thine eldest offspring long since being master of her domain continues to cite decade plus years (perhaps even a dirty dozen) as source of present psychological woe at present still in throes of double whammy woeful loss of paternal grandfather - Zayda who passed away October seventh at age ninety one in quick succession, she sadly bid adieu beau, he absconded back to Puerto Rico (his home/mother country) without rhyme nor reason. Impossible mission to decipher kismet particularly what appeared as promising relationship betwixt our lovely lass and boyfriend, whereby she found herself high and dry, yet saddled with deux capricious, garrulous, mischievous kittens.

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