That seems to be the question now, doesn't it? Because so many Americans are on their way to being fully vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control have recently decided that the public mask mandate may no longer be necessary. Of course, there is a caveat. The recommendation is that if you are fully vaccinated, you … Continue reading To Mask or Not to Mask?
I got a call from my mother this morning. She was asking if I'd watched the news recently. Here's the thing... With everything going on in the world, I know I should be keeping tabs on current events. But as the weeks have passed, I've grown tired of hearing a lot of the same things … Continue reading Masks
Late to the Quarantine Party
For the last couple of weeks, as the rest of the United States has slowed to a crawl and been systematically shutting down, I've continued being in the world. Calm down, it's not because I'm being irresponsible and saying screw social distancing. It's because my job has been deemed essential. Because mental health doesn't really … Continue reading Late to the Quarantine Party
Thank You Notes
Under normal circumstances, it would be safe to say that these are very uncertain times in the life of our country. But these are not normal circumstances. It's safe to say that these are very uncertain times in the life of our planet. So I thought I'd take some time to say thank you to … Continue reading Thank You Notes
Nobody in Authority Is Actually Helping
That post title is probably hyperbole. I hope it is, anyway. But this is where the super polarization that we're experiencing between political ideologies is completely to our detriment as a society. On the one hand, you have conservative leaders underplaying the coronavirus pandemic, warning that the media is feeding into an unnecessary panic. On … Continue reading Nobody in Authority Is Actually Helping