5 days of simple mental hygiene practices

CDC hygiene recommendations Turns out Mom was right all along. The top CDC recommendations for preventing the spread of the coronavirus that is causing Covid-19 are: Wash your hands. A…

st. francis + the virus

This prayer reminds me of St. Francis’s Prayer for Peace, updated for our contemporary world. A dear friend shared this with me, and I think it’s worth sharing far and…

love in the time of corona

in the (good) news There’s been a lot written in recent days about what we can do to keep our small businesses and community services up (if not running at…

lockdown survival(ist)

As cases of COVID-19 begin to multiply, there’s a lot of panic around putting in supplies for self-isolation and/or being quarantined. (I learned a new German word for this behavior:…

preparing for the virus: a civic duty

funny / not funny I’ve been rather amused by our sudden obsession with hoarding toilet paper. I get it—everybody poops—but really? Are we back to the age of atomic bomb…