New Year’s Day, 2021. Outside, ice pelts the window and slicks the sidewalks, and the gray skies wrap my little world with a gloomy sort of comfort as I sit on my bed with my pup and my brand new calendar/planner. The ambivalence of looking back over the unimaginable past year causes a wrench inContinue reading “In which I write about 2020 even though I don’t feel like it, favorite books of the year, 2021 TBR list, a new release, and my One Word.”
Category Archives: fear
How to Survive in the COVID-19 Wilderness, via More to Life
As a front line healthcare worker, I spend my days navigating the overwhelming isolation and fear of patients in the midst of this brutal pandemic. The onset of COVID-19 was bad enough the first time around. Now with hospitals full again and re-instituting no visitation policies, patients are faced anew with fighting their diseases alone,Continue reading “How to Survive in the COVID-19 Wilderness, via More to Life”
writing. these days.
“I know you love words,” my co-worker said the other day as I struggled to properly pronounce a particularly long and awkward medical term. I do love words. My earliest memories of words are of pouring over storybooks and McGuffy Readers and learning to pronounce words all on my own. Learning to write words wasContinue reading “writing. these days.”