Joie d'Eve

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler… ?

  Yesterday’s blog post by Errol Laborde got me thinking about Mardi Gras, which isn’t...

Normalized Abnormality

  It’s been almost 19 months now, and the craziest thing, I think, is that...

Crazy Time

  I don’t even know what a normal year looks like anymore. After almost exactly 39.5...

The City I Wish Care Would Remember

  Maybe I’m just getting old – after all, I am now (as of last...

Our Ida Saga

  I keep saying I can’t possibly take another thing: COVID, my father’s illness and...

Shot in the Dark

  They say compassion is the key, and I understand that. They say shaming gets us...

Conflicting Emotions

  “I’m so bored,” Georgia said last week, kicking an abandoned toy across the floor....

Ready or Not

  I cried the first time I dropped my child off at day care when...

Living in Fear

  I wrote about COVID last week and immediately got an email to the effect...

COVID Redux

  Ugh, we were so close. Once I was fully vaccinated in early April –...

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