Worrying about in-person classes this school year? There may be other options

This year has been a train wreck. Many of our kids lost weeks and months of schooling. Now the new school year is upon us and there is this insane push to resume in-person classes and student busing at a time when COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise. If your school district is planning to resume in-person classes and you’re nervous or torn about it, you should know that there

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Dude, Where’s My President? OK, I’ll Just Be Biden My Time

It’s so crazy my mind keeps trying to explain it away as some sort of alternate reality dimension but, alas, this is life in America today. And let’s be real, during the run to the 2016 election, this is exactly the sort of insanity we predicted would happen and why we worked so hard trying to keep Humpty Trumpty out of that big white house in DC. If only more

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Social Distancing in the Era of COVID: Even Loners Struggle to Cope

COVID got me like “Bam! Knew you were full of sh*t!” All those years of typical loner attitude and introversion just weren’t quite enough to prepare me for this long haul social distancing. I used to dream about how nice it would be living away from people, not having to interact with anyone and just living my life. But I still live in a neighborhood surrounded by people. I don’t

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Enough of this shitshow, can we please get an adult back in the White House this November?

I’m tired. I’m betting you’re tired too. It’s been 84 days since Gov. Tom Wolf (Pennsylvania) ordered all schools to close and shortly thereafter all non-life sustaining businesses statewide to shutter. I wasn’t mad about it. I was glad to do my part to help flatten the curve. And of course, I didn’t want to risk getting sick either. Every person in my household has one or more preexisting conditions

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Do Fundamental Political Differences Kill Friendships?

Because I’m feeling that they do. Or that they can. But I’m not sure. I like to think that I’m generally open-minded and consider differences to be part of the beauty of human existence. I mean, we can’t all be the exact same and think the exact same way – that would be boring and pointless. It would be stagnating. Yet, the other morning, after receiving the strangest text ever

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