Halloween is around the corner! A few years ago I wrote a post about Witchy books for Halloween, and I am back, because I am too old for parties, and, because there’s a pandemic, and you should be careful with parties. So here are books and TV shows for spooky times!
The New York Times has done it again. First, they invited a racist senator to write an op-ed, didn’t read
It’s week 3 of the social distancing. I am still working, doing what my school calls “Distance learning Delivery”, that
Gradually, over the last week, the reality about COVID-19 has seeped in. A week after I started a new
I like exercise. I haven’t always liked it, and I have written about why. I am far from being an
Throughout the years, I have lived in several places that were prone to natural disasters. New Zealand is earthquake territory, so was California (even though to a lesser extent), and Indiana has tornadoes (thank god, I never had to experience one). The earthquakes I did experience were really small, a little rumble. Now however, I live in the Pacific Northwest, where within the next 50 years, a major quake (around 9 on the scale) is about to hit, another great Cascadia Earthquake.
On Dec 30, 2019, I flew back to Portland, after a lovely break with my family in Germany. During my
It’s the last day of 2019. I thankfully was stable health-wise, so there isn’t much to share about my health
If you’re anything like us, you probably spent a good chunk of 2018 dealing with your chronic illness, adjusting to new developments and learning from the hard knocks along the way. We’re not big believers in New Year’s resolutions, but we like to make lists and bring visibility to chronic illness, especially of the invisible variety. These New Year’s resolutions are an accumulation of some insights and hopes for the new year. We know that different conditions require different handling and that not all of these resolutions will work for everyone. We all have different experiences and life situations and that’s cool! But we want to share these resolutions to show solidarity, help allies support friends and family and let others with chronic illness know: you’re not alone.
Does item x bring me joy? Does its energy weigh me down, or is the chi trapped in the room? If so, get rid of it. Box it for a while some say, then get rid of it.
Simplicity. Clarity. Think of what you need, not what you want. What could be wrong with it?