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  • COVID19 life Reading

    Day 80: One step at a time

    Yesterday I just . . . flailed. I did get some work done (had to; the academic year starts in 3 weeks and I am starting to feel frantic about our state of readiness).…

    June 3, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Day 79: Everything is falling apart

    Well. It is hard to function right now. Not saying this to complain; it’s just an observation. It feels very odd (and weirdly inappropriate) to be thinking about meetings and ordering labs and casually…

    June 2, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Day 74: A bit of BURNOUT

    Yeah. Right on schedule – it’s the end of the month and I’m spiraling a little. I wrote out a whole bunch of complaints but just deleted them because it just reeked of overly…

    May 28, 2020
  • COVID19 life Parenting

    Day 73: School is Important

    Risk vs Benefit. We make those calculations every single day. But from what I’ve read, it does not seem like humans are very good at calculating risk. We are biased by what is featured…

    May 27, 2020
  • COVID19 Goals life

    Day 69: Technology Break!

    I had “go 48 hours screen-free!” on my 20 for 2020 list. Since it’s one of the goals that remain doable in the current era, I feel like now is the perfect time! First…

    May 23, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Day 67: Back to Reality

    But first thank you for the birthday love yesterday! It was really as lovely a birthday as one could hope for under current circumstances. I wasn’t expecting so many amazing gifts but ended up…

    May 21, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Day 66: Milestone Birthday!

    Well! I’m 40 now. This is definitely the first birthday that has me thinking deeply about meaning and legacy and mortality and beyond. It may or may not be my halfway point but .…

    May 20, 2020
  • COVID19 life

    Day 65: 39.996

    25 (I find 25-year-old me really cute) 30 (and yet 30-year-old me sounds kind of annoying) 35 (thankfully this version of me seems closer to ‘normal’) ??? Tomorrow is my birthday. Having had a…

    May 19, 2020