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

Covid-19 has moved at a rapid pace, changing people’s way of life in many cities. I’m feeling even more helpless as I watch my city of Seattle trail mere weeks behind Italy, where my parents live.

I got breakthrough covid. It made me appreciate the vaccine more than ever.

Despite the odds, I feel very lucky

I don’t want kids. Here’s how I made peace with my decision.

I can’t have it all in life, and I’m okay with that

I visited my family for the first time in a year. It shocked me how much I’d changed.

In a year of feeling stuck, it was difficult to see the ways I might have grown