A Look Back, a Look Ahead, Blogs

Reminders… and Many, Many Random Acts of Kindness

For most of this month, I’m concentrating on all things spooky. But during “A Look Back, a Look Ahead,” I wanted to concentrate on another part of autumn: Togetherness. We come together for Trick or Treat and parties; we come together for apple-picking and pumpkin carving; we come together to sip warm apple cider while… Continue reading Reminders… and Many, Many Random Acts of Kindness

A Look Back, a Look Ahead, Blogs

Lost in D.C. and a Random Act of Kindness

For most of this month, I’m concentrating on all things spooky. But during “A Look Back, a Look Ahead,” I wanted to concentrate on another part of autumn: Togetherness. We come together for Trick or Treat and parties; we come together for apple-picking and pumpkin carving; we come together to sip warm apple cider while… Continue reading Lost in D.C. and a Random Act of Kindness

A Look Back, a Look Ahead, Blogs

Dogs, Chickens, and a Random Act of Kindness

For most of this month, I’m concentrating on all things spooky. But during “A Look Back, a Look Ahead,” I wanted to concentrate on another part of autumn: Togetherness. We come together for Trick or Treat and parties; we come together for apple-picking and pumpkin carving; we come together to sip warm apple cider while… Continue reading Dogs, Chickens, and a Random Act of Kindness

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Mini Golf and a Random Act of Kindness

For most of this month, I’m concentrating on all things spooky. But during “A Look Back, a Look Ahead,” I wanted to concentrate on another part of autumn: Togetherness. We come together for Trick or Treat and parties; we come together for apple-picking and pumpkin carving; we come together to sip warm apple cider while… Continue reading Mini Golf and a Random Act of Kindness

A Look Back, a Look Ahead, Blogs

British Punk and a Random Act of Kindness

For most of this month, I'm concentrating on all things spooky. But during "A Look Back, a Look Ahead," I wanted to concentrate on another part of autumn: Togetherness. We come together for Trick or Treat and parties; we come together for apple-picking and pumpkin carving; we come together to sip warm apple cider while… Continue reading British Punk and a Random Act of Kindness

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Let’s Celebrate (Or: What Ferris Wheels, Pizza, and Bubble Wrap Have in Common)

These past few weeks, my Saturday blogs have been very... topical. Very based in the reality of 2020. So today, I thought I'd do something that was just plain fun. Earlier this week, I wrote about today being Batman Day. But it's also another special holiday. It's.... International Talk Like a Pirate Day! (For the… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate (Or: What Ferris Wheels, Pizza, and Bubble Wrap Have in Common)

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I Miss High-Fives (and 19 Other Things I’ll Appreciate Even More After 2020)

Last week, I made a list of the 20 things I discussed how "bogged down" 2020 can feel; so to lighten that feeling, I reminded myself of all the things I was still able to do. This week, I thought I would take some time to make a list of things that I miss, things… Continue reading I Miss High-Fives (and 19 Other Things I’ll Appreciate Even More After 2020)

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Some Lifeboats in the Sea (Or: How Coloring, Books, and Pokemon Have Helped Me Survive 2020)

This year has been filled with a lot of "can'ts," hasn't it? We can't have the graduations we wanted; we can't go on the vacations we planned; we can't even go out to eat without feeling like we're in a post-apocalyptic novel. It's easy to get bogged down in the limitations that simply are 2020.… Continue reading Some Lifeboats in the Sea (Or: How Coloring, Books, and Pokemon Have Helped Me Survive 2020)