I play down. I apologize. I don't know when this started. For example: the two hobbies that occupy the bulk of my time these days are studying astrology and writing A Song of Ice and Fire fanfiction. As I typed those words on the page, my brow cocked up. My inner voice asked "Are you … Continue reading who she thank she is?
"So how are you, otherwise?" my friend asked as we caught up over the phone last night. "I know you were going through a weird time last time we talked." A weird time. The life before our new normal was such a distant concept, I'd almost forgot about the year-plus I spent in a full … Continue reading the cure for an identity crisis
The text came Sunday morning. The tears, Monday afternoon. My great-aunt was hospitalized in Birmingham with COVID-19. And as my mind does with everything else, it jumped to the next logical conclusion. So I was sad, but fine. Until I started reading tweets about people dropping loved ones at hospitals and never seeing them alive … Continue reading week two