It’s amazing how quickly things have changed. In a matter of months we went from shaking hands, hugging, and standing close together to social distancing. I for one coveted the concept of happy hour dates as I waited to give birth. Never in a million years did I think I’d still be waiting for that […]Read more "Our New Normal"
Love. You find out real quick what’s real and what’s not when you’re living that quarantine life. Unfortunately the coronavirus continues to have a large influence on our everyday life. Kids are home from school-many are working from home (IF they’re still gainfully employed) and life as we know it is forever changed. At this […]Read more "Love In the Time of Corona"
Among the myriad Covid-19 news reports one that stood out to me (for obvious reasons) was the data collected around whom is dying at a higher rate from this insidious disease. Black and brown people. I can’t say I’m surprised. This pandemic has ripped the band aid off the many inequalities that exist and thrive […]Read more "The Inequality Crisis"
The daily use of social media is so normalized-we almost forgot how much we thrive on real time social interaction. We can sit here and make a list of all the negative and positive attributes of social media. I’ve always noted how social media has increased the level of social awkwardness between individuals whom may […]Read more "Self Isolation Has Taught Us…"
It’s so important to pay special attention to how you’re treated. And I’m not talking about when times are good-oh no the real measure of how well your partner, your friends, your family and hell even your job cares about you is how you’re treated in times that are unpredictable and challenging. That’s when you […]Read more "We Have to Stop"
I’m not an economist. I didn’t even take economics in college (I should have). As a matter of fact I’m not that great with numbers (more of a words person-can you tell?!). Nevertheless, I’m a novice with numbers but I can calculate accurate costs as it relates to percentages off sale items and my ability […]Read more "Let’s Go Mr. President !"
Social media has created a way for society to experience moments together-we find ourselves sharing collective sighs of relief when a missing child is found, or shedding collective tears for the passing of those in life whom lived their lives to the fullest and inspired others along the way. Recently, we all let out a […]Read more "Hey Society: Tuck Your Ugly Back In!"
The last few weeks have been a hasty tempest! Aside from the fact that I’m writing this new piece with my new baby in my arms -life has been like one squall after the other to say the least! Quick update: Harper Levi is here and well. He was born at 6 pounds and 10 […]Read more "What’s Really Going On?"
Life has been coming at me hard!! There’s a daily reminder that I’m growing a life-a life that’s becoming more and more of a reality as every movement and symptom of third trimester of pregnancy humbles me-often with tears as I cry more easily now than I’ve ever cried in my entire life. Oh and […]Read more "Beauty Within the Chaos"
Screaming is good. It’s no different than sprinting-hitting a punching bag or slamming ones closed fist into a wall. All much better then curling up in bed and throwing a blanket over one’s head. A big part of being reflective; especially during a time of high stress is to not resort to behaviors that will […]Read more "반사 (Reflection)"