“Dear Snowflake: you’re not alone.”

“Dear Snowflake: you’re not alone.”

The Snowflake Generation ( aka, millennials) is on its way out of the social-media spotlight. The next generation? Already its own meme. Still, there’s obviously a lot of comedic-value in making fun of Snowflakes. Friday nights I tune in to a well-known Boomer...
The Truth About Trade-Offs

The Truth About Trade-Offs

I can relate. Under pandemic stress, we made choices based on new realities. And some choices brought unexpected consequences. Moving to the country? A hassle now, driving long distances for supplies. Raising home-grown chickens? Who knew they needed so much care and...
Faking, Not Really Feeling, Inner Strength

Faking, Not Really Feeling, Inner Strength

I’d need way more fingers and toes, to count the number of times I’ve had to fake inner- strength. I was born to super-stoic parents. Personal crisis of any kind was kept on the D-L, no matter how bad things were. So even when my mother suicided (I’d just finished the...
When Personal-business Becomes Public

When Personal-business Becomes Public

I got my first dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday. My doctor’s office “reached-out” (a phone robot, of course) with the particulars. The where/when of the drive-thru clinic. So I went. To an event that looked and felt like Area 51:  tents, masks, Security,...
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