New Normal?

“She what??” I furiously texted my sister back as we sat in our own individual cars parked side-by-side. “What do you mean she double-booked?

My sister and I had been dreaming about this day for some a long ­time now. After a year and a half, we were finally Continue reading

For Better or For Worse

Marriage is tough in the best of times but in pandemic times? Forget about it! I don’t even have to look at official statistics to confirm it. Just anecdotally I would bet a shiny penny that the rate of divorce is probably at an all-time high.

I believe it was Chris Rock who once Continue reading

One Year Later, Are We There Yet?

“Can you hear me?” 
“What about now?” 
“Carol, I think you’re on mute.”
“Do you have your mic plugged in?”
“I can see everyone but I can’t hear anyone!”
“What’s the dial-in number, does anyone know?”
“Oh dear, hang on- my kid just opened the front door!”

And that’s how the last 12 months have been like for most of us. PURE. JOY. I don’t know about you, but I am Continue reading

Stranger Danger

I live my life constantly ready for battle. I try to operate on a level of awareness reminiscent of man preparing for war. Okay- I actually don’t know what it’s like to go to war and I can barely keep my cool while killing a household centipede but what I mean is, I am always primed for all unforeseen and/or violent scenarios that may occur in life. For example, when waiting to cross the street, I always Continue reading