This week, I wanted to share a list of things that have made me happy and that I’m grateful for the past month. I’m currently in the midst of a depressive episode, and that can make it challenging to see the brighter side of life. On an unrelated note, I’ve also been working on cultivating a gratitude practice. I have so many things to be … Continue reading July Joy!
I honestly love the time that I grew up in. I played outside with friends, but I was also able to take advantage of computers and the internet. I was able to ride bikes with my friends and learn valuable technological skills. We were all still learning how to navigate the power that is being able to use the worldwide web, and as kids, we … Continue reading Websites I Loved as a Kid
Have you ever sat back and thought about how differently you would’ve done things a year ago if you had known that the world was about to completely shut down? You’re not alone! My blogging buddy Bill (who is always down for a fun collaboration) challenged a bunch of us to write about what we would’ve done differently in hindsight. If you knew the impact … Continue reading Hindsight on 2020
I’ve known for a long time that I’m a chronic rewatcher who prefers television to movies. Watching one thing for 2 hours just feels so much less appealing than watching an entire season of a show for 10 hours. That’s just how it is. I don’t make the rules. The emotional investment of watching a movie just feels similar to that of watching a new … Continue reading In Too Deep
We all knew that our lives were going to change (possibly for the long term) when lockdown started. Between wearing masks to the grocery store, working from home, and staying 6 feet apart from everyone outside of our houses, there was no way life was going to go on as normal. I have found a few unexpected changes, however. Some of them totally threw me, … Continue reading The Little Things That Have Changed Since Lockdown