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It’s been awhile. I’m here, I’m tired, but it’s a long weekend so I’m coming out of my stress shell a bit.

Here is Mika, not caring at all that I can’t get to all the puzzle pieces.

@dogtrax Thank you...good to return to this community. When I’m really stressed with work (or anything else) I tend to cocoon. Hopefully that will be less as the months go by. It’s been full on with work during the pandemic.

@chendricks

How many pieces has Mika put in their right places?...while you were not looking.

@Algot Just realized I never replied! Oops!

Well, I think Mika has been pretty stealthy, adding pieces in places I haven’t noticed! 🙂

@chendricks

♫Slipslidin' away...

No problem.

Don't know if I mentioned, my daughter is also a jigsaw puzzle person, recently.

Worked on four at the same time. Took a while, especially with no cat to help. We parents were better at saying "Wow" than actually finding pieces.

@Algot Wow, four at the same time! Far beyond me. 😉

I have found it to be very meditative during the high stress of the pandemic. I have to focus on something else, carefully looking at colour and shape. Most other things fall away. It has worked very well for me to relax!

@chendricks

Jigsaw puzzles are great for drawing focus away from the troubles of the day.

We have been fond of them for many years.

Working four at once is/has been beyond me, too. One at a time was my limit...but skill has faded with age.

I'm content to contribute small clusters from time to time.

Relax as often as you can!

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