If there’s anything I’ve learned this past year it’s how to find variety in the sameness. This mostly comes in the form of savoring the teeniest, tiniest moments. Making sure I properly reflect upon them before they inevitably slip away.
“I’m getting really sick of this,” a friend confesses. “I know what you mean,” I say. Because I do. Neither of us have been out… Read More »There’s Nothing to Do — and at the Same Time Too Much
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It’s been a hard day. A really hard one. I thought I had a handle on everything. I’ve been managing to be productive and stay… Read More »A Wonderful Date Night During Strange Times
“You have a lot of time to think when you can’t go anywhere,” she says. “I know what you mean,” I tell her. “There are… Read More »I Took So Much for Granted Before the Pandemic. I Won’t Again.
We’ve both been having weird dreams while staying at home, riding out the pandemic. In yours, you’re usually somewhere, and no one is wearing masks.… Read More »We All Have Different Ways of Surviving the Nightmares the Pandemic Brings
I’ve found myself wondering a lot lately how so many people can be comfortable taking needless risks in the face of COVID-19. One study I’ve… Read More »It’s Better to Calibrate Your Level of COVID Risk to Others, Not Yourself
This has been an awfully strange year for me. Since the middle of March, I’ve seen no one else in person aside from my live-in partner… Read More »What 8 Months of COVID Lockdown Have Taught Me About Toxic (and Non-Toxic) Monogamy