The first major snowstorm and the winter solstice have passed. Many gray days and long nights await us. Although I enjoy the winter and its allowance to stay home and nest, I know that the next few months will prove to be difficult.Continue reading
Halloween is upon us.
Although the pandemic prevents many of us from celebrating the holiday in a traditional fashion, we still might enjoy the crisp autumn air, the growing nighttime shadows, and the nagging belief that spirits stir from the grave.Continue reading
COVID-19 continues to rage across wide swathes of America. Necessary social distancing prevents traditional picnics and cookouts. Meanwhile, a national wave of protests spurred by the killing of George Floyd has initiated a discussion of our history, specifically our country’s legacy of racism and slavery. This Independence Day will be very different. Continue reading
Happy Memorial Day!
Although hosting a cookout with friends or holding a picnic with extended family might be impossible this year, try to make the most of the holiday. Continue reading