The Buy Nothing Project

How much random stuff do you have at home lying around you could get rid of? Instead of spending time selling, donating or throwing it out in bulk, consider giving them away to your neighbors who want them.

Some U.S. Colleges (like UVM) Are Showing Us How To Manage Living a New Normal

It’s officially near late October and the colleges across the United States that decided to reopen this fall semester are well past a point of reckoning. The end of August and into September felt ominous, the threat of college life shutting down again like many did in March looming closely. By week two of SeptemberContinue reading “Some U.S. Colleges (like UVM) Are Showing Us How To Manage Living a New Normal”

Are Work-From-Home Extensions Predicting the End of This Pandemic?

While cities and states across the nation continue maintaining their own bubbles of restrictions or a lockdown, companies are also making their own calls for how much longer they should allow or require their employees to work from home. As of early September 2020, major companies have extended their work from home policies: until JanuaryContinue reading “Are Work-From-Home Extensions Predicting the End of This Pandemic?”

Don’t forget to play

“Let’s get back to playing Aunt Stef!” This has become the tagline for my new life under COVID-19 as I’m living under the same roof as an adorable – yet exhausting – toddler.  Like everyone, my life has been altered more than I could have imagined this year, but several months into it – protestsContinue reading “Don’t forget to play”

A Step Back In Time

Opportunity presents itself at the most unanticipated times in our lives. The chance for a hard reset of our lives often is never presented to us or when it is we are quite understandably hesitant to act on it due to a of a host of fears and trepidation.

Meeting Social Obligations

Early in the morning on a recent Sunday I pedaled up Prospect Park southwest, my bike weighed down with cargo and moving at a deliberate pace. The sun wasn’t out in force yet so the warmer-than-usual mid-spring day was still cool and, in the punctuated calm of the pandemic, the streets were quiet.

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