Monthly Archives: November 2020

Being Vulnerable Isn’t Always a Choice: How I’ve Survived

Are you feeling strong or feeling vulnerable? Either way, here you go:

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I Stopped Comparing Myself to Others Because I Never Came Out Ahead

Comparisons are odious—this phrase dates from the 15th Century and carries a timeless truth. I’ve got room for improvement and so do you, but my room looks different from yours.

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There’s a Reason to Call This Black Friday: Pandemics Don’t Take a Holiday

Black Friday may never be the same.

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A COVID Thanksgiving for Our Family: waiting for test results

Enforced distancing for Thanksgiving in a pandemic stinks.

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Stress, Thanksgiving, the Queen of England, and a Camel Joke

Change—even taking a few days off—carries its own stress.

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Twenty Eight Years Ago a Daughter Was Born on a Mother’s Birthday

Liz and Jenna: double the celebration for our family every year.

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Apparently I’m a Waste of Time: One Commenter’s View of My Presence Online

There’s social media and there’s antisocial media, as I was reminded last night.

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Enduring Through an Enduring Pandemic: Canceling Trials Is a Trial

We’ll get through this, but life is different now and might stay different after.

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It’s the Pandemic, Not the Government, That’s Making the Holidays Hard This Year

Placing blame? Pandemic protocols are the fault of COVID-19, not health authorities.

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Pandemic Protocols and Court Orders

Kind of complying isn’t complying.

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