How did get this far? How did the conspiracy theories and lies take the upper hand and get people who claim to be patriots and love this country decide to attack it's democratic foundation? Things should never have gotten this far.
Thoughts: Democracy takes work
Democracy takes work. You have to show up. Decide who best represents your beliefs and values and cast your ballot. If you don’t, the extremes are going to decide the course of your country for you.
Reblog: Home Coming
This was originally posted in October, but DanVenture Travels post about having to be away from home struck a cord with me and allowed for a change in perspective relating to COVID-19. A lot of people (including me) have been kept from visiting their loved ones or even returning home due to travel restrictions. And it might be small price to pay to keep the pandemic in check, but it can be a burden nonetheless.
Reblog: We Need to Talk About COVID-19. Now.
I stumbled across this beautifully and important blog post by Alyssa at road4080. I feel her frustration and she is hitting a nerve with me, too. Personally, I also rather take some precautions and limit myself now. Unfortunately, not everyone believes that and we have the numbers to show for it.
Mindfulness: Focus on the present
Sometimes it's hard to be present. We think about the past and dream about the future. We get lost in previous hurt and misunderstanding and get carried away by worries and fears about what might happen. You can pull yourself back to the here and now and realize all the blessings that you have been... Continue Reading →
Thoughts: Travel (and life) in times of a pandemic
Even though there are measures you can take to travel safely, it seems wise to decide on a case by case basis whether you should venture out further than a staycation.