And now we wait.

Currently, it’s pleasant outside. There’s a light breeze and some cloud cover, but nothing that looks ominous. Nothing that would indicate that two storms are bearing down on the Gulf of Mexico. Marco should make landfall late tonight and Laura at the next day. We will probably get a lot of rain, which is scary … More And now we wait.

Long time, no see

Who would have known that the first two weeks of “summer break” would be busier than all of “lockdown” so far? School supply drop off and pick up days, yearly checkups and appointments, consultations, and bribing my eldest child to allow herself to be photographed for an ongoing series… I am exhausted. Today was the … More Long time, no see

Quarantine Chronicles #11 – Nitashia Johnson, Artist/Graphic Designer

This is the eleventh part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Nitashia Johnson is a photographer, artist, graphic designer, and a fresh voice for the Black … More Quarantine Chronicles #11 – Nitashia Johnson, Artist/Graphic Designer

Motherhood

Today is Mother’s Day. No long, drawn out post today except to say thank you to all the mothers out there that are doing it all. Single moms, working moms, moms just holding it together during this pandemic. Moms who are still just moms at heart with open arms and waiting wombs; moms who embrace … More Motherhood

Quarantine Chronicles #6 – Lizzy Dupont, OB/GYN Resident

This is the sixth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Elizabeth “Lizzy” Dupont is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at a hospital in Boston, … More Quarantine Chronicles #6 – Lizzy Dupont, OB/GYN Resident

Quarantine Chronicles #4 – Keisha Sykes, Medicare Broker

This is the fourth part in a series of images and interviews about how life has changed (or not) during the COVID-19 quarantine. The purpose is to show how we’re all in this together and we’re not all that dissimilar. Keisha Sykes and I attended school together – kindergarten through 12th grade – in a … More Quarantine Chronicles #4 – Keisha Sykes, Medicare Broker

Things I’ve Learned During Quarantine

Being under a government-mandated stay-home order has not been easy by any means. I understand why, and I will comply as long as is necessary. During this “challenging/unique” time (those are the words that the advertising copywriters are using interchangeably to describe the current state of the world), I have learned several things about myself. … More Things I’ve Learned During Quarantine