Well, it's been a hot minute since I posted a new post. To those of you who have been still coming to my blog all this time, thank you. I see those stats, and I sure appreciate them. They are a shining light in the crap heap that is 2020. I think that most people have been knocked down by the pandemic, and I'm no exception.
With everything going on, a lot of things pass by without the recognition or time they deserve. It's not bad. It just is. But I don't want this to pass by without recognition. I want the world to know that it lost someone really special, and I want to tell you about her.
While the coronavirus’s arrival wasn’t unexpected in my town, people’s responses to it have been. Maybe you think that I’m talking about those who are scared and stockpiling. Or maybe you think that I’m talking about the ones who are worried that they already have it somehow. No. I’m talking about the people who are healthy and who aren’t scared. Let me explain.
This year, I have been looking forward to Valentine’s day. I’m excited to see the red, pink, and purple decorations in stores, and I smile when I see cutesy stuffed animals holding puffy hearts. But it didn’t used to be this way. I used to hate Valentine’s Day with a fiery passion.
I’ve been trying to figure out how to tackle The Mess. I’ve talked with relatives and friends, and I've Googled, and I want to share their wisdom because it’s good, and maybe it can help both you and me.
Instead of starting 2020 by discussing The Mess, let’s discuss some of the things and people The Mess has reminded me to be grateful for. Yes, that’s a much better idea. Let’s find gratitude in The Mess.
Here are some tips to help you survive and thrive during finals week. Good luck, and may the academic force be with you.
I’m on an “improve things about my life” binge, and one of those things I want to better is my blog. Hopefully, dear readers, we can learn together how to make our blogs. Without further ado, here are some tips for blogging.