A wee bitmoji crazy

A wee bitmoji crazy

About a year ago, my friend Facebook asked me if I’d like to make our relationship FB official by creating a bitmoji. I played around with the idea very, very briefly and then declined. I don’t like to think that hard about what I look like. It’s kind of deflating. Ah, but Facebook is a [...]

Nice weather for ducks and cuddle duds

Nice weather for ducks and cuddle duds

I love a good walk with a friend, especially these days when those soothing balms of socialization have become a little trickier to apply. We tramp off, mostly toward the river, and unburden ourselves of adulthood while we breathe in good, clean air. Walks with friends provide the perfect antidote to whatever life throws your [...]

Bring on the sun in 2021

Bring on the sun in 2021

It may be that I’ve been hibernating too long myself, but yesterday, rather than celebrating Groundhog Day with my usual its-almost-spring-even-though-it-really-isn’t optimistic zest, I felt a little sorry for all those groundhogs. I imagined myself being yanked from a sound slumber and held aloft, hair all matted, eyes blurry and sticky with sleep, frantically trying [...]