Oh Lorraine! Good for you for holding it together! You sound like my wife (actually, you sound like most of the women in my family, on both sides); she keeps her chin up for as long as need be. My favorite person in a crisis.
Come to think of it, one of our early conversations was how we’d handle a crisis together:
Conversation with My Wife (19)
Arguing about who gets in the lifeboat as the water swirls around out ankles—sure, THAT’S a good use of our resources!
If it ever comes up, we’re doing it her way.