Do feel wildly unproductive during quarantine? Are you beating yourself up for not having read twenty nine books already while you've been social distancing? Do you find yourself feeling guilty for "wasting" the whole day on puzzles or Netflix or video games? Do you, dear reader, like the illusion of productivity? Well, do I have … Continue reading Quarantine Reading Challenge
Dear reader, some of us have been in social isolation for over fifty days. Can you believe that? What a huge and bizarre number! I hope you've been finding ways to cope with all of this, whether that's reading or doing something else. Last week I shared with you five ways I've been dealing with … Continue reading Quarantine Top Ten (Part Two!)
I think, dear reader, that I start all of these wrap-up posts with "can you believe this month is over?", and every time it's genuine! So, without further ado: Can you believe April is over? Here in the fine state of Georgia, we're experiencing a wet and rather cool spring, so when I go outside … Continue reading The Caribbean: Wrap-up!
Dear reader, when was the last time you deliberately avoided reading for any amount of time? I'm not talking "force myself to put down this book so I can get at least four hours of sleep" or "I have to finish this project before I can figure out what happens next". I'm talking "don't pick … Continue reading Reading Deprivation: An Exercise
Hello, dear reader! Wow, what a pair of months we've had, eh? I'm not sure about how things look in your neck of the woods, but in Georgia, our governor made a controversial decision to reopen some of the state after nearly two months of social-distancing and self-isolating. While this decision isn't one that I … Continue reading Quarantine Top Ten (Part One!)