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  • The Stinky Cure

    I recently recalled a brief conversation I had with my Grandmother about hHello, world! I am writing to you from the comfort of my living room while I work in my pajamas. I sense you are wondering if I just stayed in my pajamas from last night. The answer is no. These are my day pajamas, I’m not a monster. Right now, they have become “day-drinking pajamas,” again, please hold your judgment. I recently recalled a conversation I had with my Grandmother about her elders surviving the Spanish Flu. Given our current situation, now was as good as any to call my Grandmother and see if I remembered the story…

  • In Times of Uncertainty, Tell Stories

    At this moment, most of us are busying ourselves with the important tasks of making sure we are stocked with provisions should a hard quarantine go into effect. Toilet paper? Check. Dry goods? Check. A little whiskey to make the time pass quicker? Check and check. Soon, after of we are hunkered down and our situations are settled, we will fill the time with Netflix and crafts. Our closets will be organized. Our books will look new and enticing when put in alphabetic order, or better yet, according to book cover color. We will most likely spend a good chunk of our time alternating between worry for our family and…