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...

3 reasons movies are critical to culture

3 reasons movies are critical to culture I’m not a movie buff per se. But I like recommending books, movies, and TV/Netflix series. Because I’m a know-it-all? Well, there’s that distinct possibility. I’m chalking up my need to recommend things to being an...

21 places to declutter (+ 4 principles for doing it)

21 places to declutter (+ 4 principles for doing it) You vow to get organized this year. Reduce clutter. Clean up those cramp spaces. Find things when you need them. It’s January, and that’s always a great time to reorganize and reduce. The problem is...

Is re-gifting bad?

Is re-gifting bad? Is Re-gifting bad? I don’t mean morally wrong. That’s just silly. I mean, am I a terrible, social deviant if I re-gift a present someone gives me? Not that I’ve ever done it, of course. But hypothetically, at this time of the year, you might receive...

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