Friday the 13th, gratitude list, pandemic, thankful

13 Thanks on Friday the 13th

  I won't lie. Life during the pandemic has been a bit stressful, to say the least. So I thought, why not share some things I'm thankful for these days. Thirteen seems a good number. So, here they are, in no particular order: My son noticing and comforting me when I've been sad. My third… Continue reading 13 Thanks on Friday the 13th

life, Monday, pandemic

Mad Monday

Mondays seemed crazy before the pandemic. Now they feel even madder. The weekend brimmed with activities: celebrating birthdays - eating special meals, making a cookie cake, picking up boba tea drinks, opening presents - in addition to the usual doing chores and cooking. My tension headaches decreased in intensity for awhile. Spending time with people… Continue reading Mad Monday

community, COVID-19, love, pandemic

Real Love

Maybe my concern and passion for the topic is fueled by the fact that my parents are immigrants, making me newer to habits of the country by comparison. They come from a community-oriented and group-minded culture. A person isn't merely an individual who makes decisions that do not impact others. Growing up, choices they made… Continue reading Real Love