I found out on Friday. The newspaper job I’ve had for ten years (first job out of college) has come to an end. I’m not entirely sure how to write this, because I don’t know how to present it properly. … Continue reading So, I got laid off
I bounce.I sing.I snack.I overshare.I overthink.I laugh.I hug too tight and feel too much.I procrastinate and don’t text back and get distracted (squirrel!) This is me on a normal day. It’s also me in quarantine — except, my family is … Continue reading 3+ME: Laugh. It’s good for you (and your stepkids. Even after you almost punch them)
What do you turn to when the world turns upside down? For me, weirdly enough, it isn’t art. Don’t get me wrong, art is the air I breathe — But when life feels out of control (lately more than usual), … Continue reading In uncertain times — write?
“I need makeup,” I told my stepson. We were in costume to role-play his latest adventure. He was going to be a shadow demon, while his dad and I were warriors. However, as a warrior, a sweater and jeans would … Continue reading 3+ME: Intimidating and beautiful
LOTS of changes (that happened reeeeeally quickly) have plunged literally ALL of us into a weird new Unknown, and some of us are finding fresh and exciting things to complain about. But (most of the time) everything doesn’t actually suck. … Continue reading What’s your glass-half-full look like?
How are you holding up? This is all changing. So. Fast. A week ago, most of us were living our lives. Now … well, everything looks really different. A lot of us are stuck at home, for one. (Those who … Continue reading How to Introvert: 9 tips for social-distancing (Part II)
Everyone’s kinda freaking out. Panic in the streets — (er, panic keeping everybody OFF the streets?) Yes, everyone’s an introvert now. For those of us who’ve had lots of practice introverting, we actually welcome the sudden cultural approval of staying … Continue reading How to Introvert: 9 tips for social-distancing (Part I)