The forest fires have been upon us for two weeks now in Oregon. If the pandemic wasn’t inducing terror in us then we at least can count on the daily reminder of the smoke outside our doors to do so. Yet anxiety has been a reliable constant in my life and seems ever-present like an… Read More When the smoke clears.
Introspection can be a friend or a foe in this era of self-quarantine. The first few weeks I hoped it would be my salvation and that it would drive me to find ways to improve myself and our lives, maybe even our house! That was just my shocked pandemic brain channeling self-improvement books and disaster… Read More Home On The Range: Pandemic Parenting
We’re all on our own learning curve as we try to beat the curve.… Read More Welcome to Poverty: COVID era skills
We all will face a health crisis some day of our own, or someone we love, and I hope we all remember that and treat others like myself with compassion. (P.S. Wash your hands!)… Read More The validity of pain.
Our scars can be our strength.… Read More A badge or a burden: the trauma we carry