empty nest = hatching plans

My nest is an empty nest. It’s been that way for almost a month now. I’m a confirmed completist and definitely believe in a Chinese expression that was commandeered by…

pandemic update: plans for the second autumn

Most Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in Michigan on July 1, and it seems like a lot of people have taken this as a sign that the pandemic—or perhaps the worst…

stewarding emotional eating

Photo by Anna Tarazevich from Pexels   Stewarding seems like an odd word to use around emotional eating: emotional eating is “bad,” and most of us try to beat, control,…