If we learn anything at all from this pandemic, as a nation, I’d like it to be humility. … More Less Than
When you go shopping, please understand that the grocery workers you see wearing masks aren’t any more used to wearing them than you are, but you wear them for an hour to shop. We wear the same mask for eight to ten hours. We make mistakes and crave that deep breath you can’t quite get … More Here to Help. Wanna Live.
I wonder if anyone who tests positive thinks of putting all the retail workers and restaurant employees they may have come in contact with on their list of people who need to be informed? … More Thinking of You
My brain short-circuited again today. … More Story Time, Again!
I’m the front end manager of a really busy grocery store. We’re currently in the middle of a global pandemic. That’s really all the backstory you need. … More Story Time!
Hey friends! So, I’m not dead. I just lost every ounce of my motivation a few months ago, and that’s just one of the many fun symptoms of depression I deal with. I have a very comprehensive post about my reaction to Season 2 of Thirteen Reasons Why coming up, though, even though it’s so far … More Update
In an effort to force myself to get into the habit of writing with more consistency and frequency, I decided to take on a little challenge today. The challenge is simple: show us your place in the world; where you belong. The answer? Not exactly cut and dry. I don’t know that I’ve ever truly … More My Place in the World
Moving halfway across the country was kind of a big deal for me. I know, I just blew your minds. I know it was a big thing for my kids, for Ryan, for the dogs even. For me, the move brought with it a realization that I was completely and utterly lost as a person, … More Complexity
I think I had a mental breakdown recently. Or I’ve been having a constant mental breakdown for a few years and I finally snapped. What it comes down to is, I think, that I’m lost. I don’t know who I am. I’m not proud of anything I’ve done. I don’t know what I want to … More Now what?
I want to say that I am not blind to the fact that the last post I wrote before today’s was not totally in-keeping with today’s message. My belief that parents should parent their children, however, is not contradictory to my belief that we should work harder to support one another instead of attacking one … More I just wanted to take a moment.