Category Archives: Untold Stories of Isolation

Kindness For Fido’s Family

My brother’s family has Covid even though they’re all vaxxed. Ten days after my brother’s first symptom, the dog got sick. You remember the dog, right? I pet sat Fido and Mr. Kitty a few months ago. Well, Fido’s not … Continue reading

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September 11

The blue sky and occasional clouds outside my window remind me of the skies twenty years ago when tragedy struck. I can’t believe it’s been 20 years and how much life has changed for all of us since then. I … Continue reading

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Eerily Centered

I’ve got friends who are losing it lately. Too much stress in their jobs, in their lives and poof! they’re not able to cope. In fact, one went to the hospital the other day because she hadn’t slept in 3 … Continue reading

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Masked Intentions

As if it weren’t enough with the vax vs not vax, additionally, there’s the mask compliant vs mask refusal. Goodness gracious, things are starting to swirl out of control around here. Let me set the scenario. I have a friend … Continue reading

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Fighting Like High School Girls

I have some friends/acquaintances who are going at it hard, fighting on social media. It’s bizarre to me as it’s reminiscent of mean girl fights in high school which I stayed away from at all costs. Middle-aged women snapping at … Continue reading

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Summer Is Here?!

I tried on bathing suits. I can’t even tell you how I feel about myself in them without a teensy curse so I won’t. Well, maybe it was a big curse, but I won’t repeat it. There’s nothing like having … Continue reading

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Covid Confusion

Suddenly there are perks to getting vaccinated. Get a lottery ticket, a free glass of wine at a local winery, get free transportation to get your shot. Many of the mega centers are closing so you can get the vax … Continue reading

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Opening Up?

I’m sure you’ve heard about the CDC new ruling about vaccinated people and masks, or the unmasking thereof. While I’d like for our world to open up again, I think we’re going to have a bumpy ride as the next … Continue reading

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Fear

Last night the fear had me in its talons. Locked in a cage, cemented by the endless horrific lists of ‘what if’s’ that stealthily swirled in my brain. So much uncertainty lately with outside forces that make life harder than … Continue reading

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