Yet Another LEGO Appreciation Post

If you know me in “real” (scare quotes because what’s real, even, in this day and age?) life or read this blog, you almost certainly know that I’m a LEGO superfan. Those little plastic bricks aided me as I recovered from a brain injury; they’ve distracted me during long hospitalizations; they’ve rewired neurons fried from … Continue reading Yet Another LEGO Appreciation Post

Seeing Noses (Some of Them Red)

This is a post about how I made myself angry this afternoon by counting noses on public transportation. As one does. Perfectly normal, right? My husband and I are pretty—OK, very, very—careful when it comes to COVID-19 and PPE. We take calculated risks, sure, as evidenced by the fact that I was on the TTC … Continue reading Seeing Noses (Some of Them Red)

Flannel Nighties Definitely Meant for Elderly Women: Stepping Up My Loungewear Game

Well before COVID-19 warped the realities of many workplaces and made it socially acceptable—trendy, even—to don stretchy pants to Zoom meetings, my wardrobe consisted of approximately 50% loungewear, 25% novelty T-shirts, 15% other stuff that I hardly ever wore, and 10% undergarments. Though I pulled these numbers out of thin air, I guarantee that they're … Continue reading Flannel Nighties Definitely Meant for Elderly Women: Stepping Up My Loungewear Game