Nice Things Still Happen in This World

It’s true, in a world filled with chaos, nice things still happen. Yesterday that nice thing was meeting my niece, Winnie. Darcy and I had to wait the full two-week cycle from when Sydney returned home from the hospital before we could see the baby. The wait was borne out of an abundance of caution...
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Managing My Frustration With the World

It’s been easy to feel frustrated with the pandemic, the growing political divide, the constant stream of less than optimistic news and the uncertainty about what lies ahead (and yes, the complete lack of professional sports). First it was the masks (and maybe it still is?). We’ve all heard it out and about, “wearing these...
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What is Your Risk Tolerance Right Now? Mine: Going for Coffee, Exercising Outdoors, Socially Distant Gatherings

Articulating risk tolerance is hard. It is especially hard during the coronavirus pandemic because we all have competing levels of risk tolerance. It requires a certain degree of vulnerability and deep personal understanding. Our priorities are different across the board. How do we value personal security vs. the security of a loved one… or a...
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