Friday, January 28 2022 - 1:33 AM

Corona Diaries

After the Virus

Will I remember with fondness the days I woke up side by side with my husband, both of us staggering to the kitchen? Him making …

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Dinnertime During COVID

Family dinnertime in our home has become a sacred ritual. I’ve always enjoyed cooking and feeding my family. These days when there is less to …

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My Daughter and COVID

When I first learned of Covid-19, I, like many Americans, didn’t pay much mind. I had seen the news stories about the virus plaguing China …

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Grandma Days

When I was a new mother nursing my first baby, I thought I would be feeding that baby forever! He was constantly hungry—when I wanted …

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Modern Day Quarantine

In contemplating my current quarantine status, I am reminded of all that have been in similar, if not more distressing, situations before our beloved (hated) …

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Getting Through It

One of the most often heard questions as we muddle our way through the pandemic is “How are you making it?” One of my pat …

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A New Normal

Our world seems as though it has come to a halt. So much of our everyday-ness has been redefined to a “new normal.” Who would …

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Quarantine Quandary

How do I feel about this quarantine? I vacillate between peaceful acceptance of the way things are, to sadness, anger, and frustration. I am a …

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Escaping Into Sleep

I was having trouble falling to sleep last night. So I tried to trick my racing thoughts into making sense. This is my poem for …

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