I’m a broken record these days. My mantra? Practice social distancing, and when you can’t, wear a mask. Want to flatten the curve, save lives, protect the most vulnerable among us? Practice social distancing, and when you can’t, wear a mask. Want to show others that you care about what happens to them? Practice social…

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I want to say something about masks. While I bring my mask on every weekly hike, I’ve felt self-conscious every time I actually put it on. I do it, but I always worry that people I pass will think I’m overly cautious or ridiculous, especially because hiking happens outside and hikers are seemingly healthy. But…

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One of the hardest things about living through a pandemic is the uncertainty. When will the quarantines end? What will happen when they end? Will there be a second (third, fourth) wave of infections? Will my mom be okay? Or my friend in chemo, or my other friend with diabetes? What about my friends who…

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Someday, we’ll be on the other side of this pandemic, and we’ll know with a certainty we didn’t have before, how precious are the moments we spend in each other’s company, how healing and reassuring each other’s touch can be, and how utterly magnificent is our freedom to wander, especially with those we love. This…

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When the going gets tough, the tough paint unicorns. (You can quote me on that.) ❤️   This art (and most of my art) is available in card or print form on Etsy.

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