I ate lunch at Panda Express, where I had string bean chicken, broccoli beef and mixed vegetables.
After work, I stopped by the Sprouts Market near my home for bananas. We dined on oven-roasted chicken, half a sweet potato,
Then I settled in to watch the election results. After the resutls in Florida showed a surge in rural voting for Donald J. Trump which was not offset by urban turnout for Hillary R. Clinton, I knew the night was not going to go well for Secretary Clinton. I watched television for a while for confirmation. i downloaded an old movie starring William Powell from Archive.org, after a dollar DVD of the movie proved defective. But I ended up going to bed instead of watching the film. I found myself eating a bit more last night than usual--a reminder that I still eat under stress. But I stayed within the allotted "smart points" of my eating program. So I overeat healthier things, I suppose.
My Facebook feed ranges from exultant pro-Trump posts to expressions of heartfelt concern about Mr. Trump's election to hostile posts from Clinton supporters assailing folks on the left who did not support Secretary Clinton. My own reaction is disappointment that the truism that it is hard to elect the party in power to a third presidential term applies even in this odd election with this odd Republican candidate. I foresee a turbulent four years ahead, after eight years of government with a president I liked. I felt Mr Obama governed with a steady and in the main judicious hand. I am concerned that things will worsen now.
It's cloudy today but less rainy. I like the wet and cooler weather.