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A dive into the mind of a concerned parent.

It’s amazing to me how little parents have been the focus during this pandemic. Parents are raising humans in the midst of a global crisis and no real light has been shed on the struggle they are facing. …


Navigating the intricacies of parenting.

I’m a parent. Like most, I think I do a pretty good job. Not perfect of course, but there is certainly a thoughtfulness to the choices I make and the discipline I decide to carry out.

You know how when you are growing into the role of parenthood and you…


Well, I inhaled the dust accidentally, but choking on them sounded better.

You want a ridiculous story? you got it. I’ve been in a writing slump for MONTHS and I figured I’d just write what was on my mind for the hell of it. And what was on my mind was “Fuck! I can’t breath right now, what the hell is going…


How media headlines have hijacked our fear response.

I remember when the stay at home orders began and I felt the overwhelming fear, like so many others, but soon I began to notice that my fear was a little different. I feared this new virus, yes…. but I had another fear beating on my internal drums, and it…


My laymen’s journey to understand some of the “Covid Culture” language.

I’m kind of a nerd. I have lots of questions about the virus, the lockdowns, the testing, etc. I do not claim to be all knowing, I’m just an individual person looking for the answers to the questions that pop up into MY unique head. I generally can not find…


Is our self-esteem measured by our ideal body weight?

A friend of mine that I see a couple of times a year came over the other day. Our conversation went into a similar, predictable pattern, we talk about the sort of long drive, we talk about the stress of being a parent, the stress of navigating the world during…


Written by J. 10 Years old

Information gathered from National Geographic Kids “The Ultimate Dinopedia” book, and Images linked to original sources below the image.

There were enormous changes over the dinosaur periods. Weather and land formation changed through these pereods. …


And do I really want to find it?

When I was 30 years old or so, I had a moment in life that I like to refer to as “the time I went crazy in the downstairs bedroom”. …


Why I like engaging in intimacy FOR my partner.

My partner treats me like a queen. Sometimes, well, actually quite often, I do not feel deserving of the treatment he bestows upon me.

In my self reflective moments, I can admit that I can be quite physically lazy.

As I sit on my couch at this very moment, without…

The Pod

No idea what I’m doing here, I only know it’s vulnerable, thrilling, and scary.

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