Lately, I find myself in a constant state of exasperation. When I am talking with my husband, every other thought begins with something along the lines of.... "How can people be so __________?" "I just don't understand why it's so hard to _______." "It just doesn't make any sense." And if I am in a … Continue reading Exasperated
And they shall fall…
I have ties to the Lowcountry. Sometime in 2005, my in-laws moved from Boca Raton to Bluffton, SC. They were originally from Massachusetts. There is a term for this type of migration: "half backs". Bluffton is relatively small and sleepy - especially compared to South Florida. Things close early. Liquor isn't sold on Sundays. The … Continue reading And they shall fall…
One of the greatest albums of the 1990s is Smashing Pumpkin’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and if you disagree, feel free to send me an email at email@example.com. A two disc spectacular of sun and moon, raging drums and guitar chords interspersed with melancholy/mellon collie melodies. My Discman played this album on repeat … Continue reading You/Youth
2020: The Most Extra Year
Dear Friends, Family, Hate Followers, and Strangers, To quote the Grateful Dead, "What a long, strange trip it's been..." Around this time last year, I was licking my wounds from a work fallout which would later turn into a work catastrophe. I was planning my first ever international trip (as an adult) to visit my … Continue reading 2020: The Most Extra Year
Here we go yo, here we go yo…
🎤 So what so what so what's the scenario?🎤 On my morning nature walk, I found inspiration while listening to A Tribe Called Quest. So, what is the scenario? New record breaking daily case count yesterday: 98,859 Total U.S. Covid deaths: 230,971 Projected U.S. Covid deaths (by February 1, 2021): 399,163 I can't imagine a … Continue reading Here we go yo, here we go yo…
From today's Palm Beach Post re: Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order to reopen the state of Florida: "The governor’s sweeping order meant that all bars, adult entertainment venues, auditoriums, bingo parlors and comedy clubs in the county were allowed to welcome back patrons for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping the state … Continue reading Idiocracy
I Found A Unicorn
Oops. Sorry for the clickbait. I didn't find a unicorn, but I discovered the most important book to read before November: And here is an important excerpt: "What happens when conspiracy theories become the coin of politics, and mainstream media and educational institutions are discredited, is that citizens no longer have a common reality that … Continue reading I Found A Unicorn
The Silver Lining of Pandemic Living
In my own life, it is now five months into the pandemic. The time is demarcated by when I started working from home and essentially became a hermit. I am fully aware that I have an enormous amount of privilege which has allowed me to work from home safely and although I have sacrificed some, … Continue reading The Silver Lining of Pandemic Living
Is it enough yet?
The current COVID-19 death toll in the United States is 157, 119. Donald Trump's recent interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan is a worldwide embarrassment. In case you missed the highlights: President Donald J. Trump: Yeah. Under the circumstances right now, I think it’s under control. I’ll tell you what- Jonathan Swan: How? 1,000 Americans are … Continue reading Is it enough yet?