My 5 Stages of Working from Home

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We are all familiar with the 5 stages of grief- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.  We also know that everyone grieves differently and some people skip entire stages.  Everyone is different. Keeping that in mind, I’m rapidly approaching the 6 month mark of working from home.  I am so blessed and grateful that this was available to me.  However,… Read more »

The Best Request to Wear a Mask Yet!

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By now there are no real reasons NOT to wear a mask when you are out and about.  We’ve learned how much masks can stop the spread of COVID 19 in real time by seeing numbers of cases plummet in cities with mask mandates.  We’ve learned that herd immunity through community spread is likely not even possible, let alone feasible. … Read more »

Iowa Nice

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As many of you know, my husband and I had a visitor from California last week.  Herschel has spent his entire life in large cities- grew up in Brooklyn, and then moved to San Francisco and later Los Angeles.  The only place in the Midwest he’s ever been is Chicago.  So, coming to my town of 4500 people was a… Read more »

Let’s Cancel Cancel Culture

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If you are not aware, cancel culture refers to the public shaming, mostly on social media, of someone for saying or doing something deemed offensive.  It can end careers, or at least cause major derailment, quickly- people love piling on. This phenomenon started, as so many bad things do, as a good thing.  Public figures are, well, public, and if… Read more »