Sometimes autocorrect just wants to provide a bit of inspiration, like those sayings on tea bags, except with real-world context. A friend involved in a group text chat, when asked if so-and-so had done such-and-such, tried to respond that so-and-so “probably” did. Her phone had other ideas. “Poetically,” it said. I’ve been reflecting on this for weeks now. Shouldn’t we all strive to do things poetically? To read more from MARY PHILLIPS-SANDY, click here.
Kristy Hellum is a Marriage and Family therapist Santa Rosa, California. She provides individual therapy, couples therapy, and therapy for teens. Her office is near downtown Santa Rosa.