Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

In 2020, I was attempting to finish my MFA degree while quarantining at home, working reduced hours in a restaurant and struggling with the unemployment benefits system. In this period of collective crisis, making art felt pointless. The objects in my home that were made and given to me by dear friends reminded me of the sense of connection and joy I take from art, especially when I feel lonely.

As a former foster parent, am I a mom — or something else?

Regardless of the title, I’m happy to just be part of my child’s chosen family

Pandemic days are stifling. So I tried out this technique to build optimism.

With ‘temporal distancing,’ the goal is to imagine yourself in the future

Here’s a day in my self-quarantined life, hour-by-hour. We think you might relate.

Is it week six or week 60?