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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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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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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For Crying Out Loud People, #STAYHOME

Is it really that hard to understand? Stay home. If you must go out, take precautions and have respect for others. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should already know the symptoms to watch for and the precautionary measures to take. If, for some reason, you don’t – here’s a quick recap: Symptoms Precautions Dry cough. Fever. Shortness of breath (severe cases). Wash your freaking hands. Avoid gatherings.

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