What grief wants from you

What grief wants from you Grief paid me another visit this week. Millions of people have been grieving losses over the last 6 weeks, due to the coronavirus and its collateral damage. The greatest mourners have lost multiple loved ones. At a minimum, everyone has lost...

How to fight the quarantine blues

How to fight the quarantine blues Honestly, I haven’t beaten the quarantine blues yet. I just realized this week that I have them. You probably have them, too. If you’re a true extrovert, you’ve had them for awhile now. I’m going to go out on a...

Best books about isolation, for isolation

Best books about isolation, for isolation Need to escape the monotony of a quarantine? In case you’ve got extra time on your hands and are looking something to read during your quarantined life, how about book in which the characters are predominately isolated? Like...

Diary of a partial-quarantine: week one

Diary of a partial-quarantine: week one We started our coronavirus quarantine this week. I found out that I’m not very good at quarantines. I don’t know if it’s being American, or if it’s just me, but I began my first week of recommended/forced...

3 reasons I like contests

3 reasons I like contests Shortly after my husband and I got married, I entered a contest for a free trip to England. It was 1990, and British Airways had advertised a worldwide sweepstakes. In a stroke of marketing genius, the airline had determined to fill the sky...

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