Comfortable With Uncertainty

Comfortable With Uncertainty How to live with uncertainty. The current pandemic is the epitome of uncertainty. We are being asked to self-quarantine and to practice social distancing to stop the spread of the virus. However, we don’t know how long this will last or how bad things will get. Uncertainty is scary. To help combat…

Learning to Write from David Sedaris

Learning to Write from David Sedaris Writing is a compulsion. David Sedaris Who is David Sedaris? One of six kids, David Sedaris, grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. David debuted on NPR in 1992 with Santaland Diaries. Barrel Fever, his first book, followed in 1994. Since then, he has published nine more books and written an anthology…

Working from Home — Week 2

Working from Home — Week 2 You’ve been working from home for a few weeks now due to self-quarantine or shutdown mandates from your local government. How is it going? In Charleston I don’t want to curse the situation, as I’m very superstitious nowadays, but we’re doing relatively well. That is considering the state of affairs here in Charleston…

Coping with Isolation in Self-Quarantine

Coping with Isolation in Self-Quarantine Quarantine does not mean isolation. Quarantine and isolation are public health practices used to limit the spread of diseases like COVID-19. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of healthy people who may have been exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick. Some of these people may…