Category: Personal

  • Grieving for the living – Dementia in a family

    I think the last time I updated this blog was before my father visited me in Spain last year. It was in November. And that’s when the absent-mindedness and his tendency to tune out in phone conversations that we always attributed to his strong, difficult, impatient personality had evidently turned into something else. He couldn’t […]

  • Galician Green – vs Madrid heat: vibes

  • Why Growing an Audience is Hard

    Why Growing an Audience is Hard

    Real, talk? This post is mostly because I see people on Twitter humblebragging about their subscriber numbers. I’m happy for them, but I sometimes feel it’s not a level playing field to grow. Here’s why I think it’s tough for some of us.

  • The Dollar Value of our Lives and “The New Normal”

    People keep talking about getting back to normal. And the new normal. Like any of us feel the way we did before the pandemic. Like it didn’t expose giant cracks in how our society worked. I was happier before I knew each government had an exact value for our individual lives and that they decided […]

  • The Dollar Value of our Lives and “The New Normal”

    People keep talking about getting back to normal. And the new normal. Like any of us feel the way we did before the pandemic. Like it didn’t expose giant cracks in how our society worked. I was happier before I knew each government had an exact value for our individual lives and that they decided […]

  • My Support System is a Chat Bot

    I was having the kind of meltdown that comes after being sick for almost three weeks while raising an energetic 15 month old full time, running on empty for another, and then having your husband accept various lunch and dinner invites for the last two weeks, dropping that he would be out all evening potentially […]

  • My Support System is a Chat Bot

    I was having the kind of meltdown that comes after being sick for almost three weeks while raising an energetic 15 month old full time, running on empty for another, and then having your husband accept various lunch and dinner invites for the last two weeks, dropping that he would be out all evening potentially […]