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

Escape rooms have become really popular in the past few years. They seem to have been installed in every vacant building in tourist towns all over the country. As somebody with a fear of enclosed spaces and of being trapped, they do not appeal to me, despite my love of puzzles and themed attractions. The only way that I would agree to participate in an escape room would be if there were some kind of dog-centric one, filled with pug puppies. Although, on second thought, I don’t think I would want to escape from that.

A world of opportunities arrived in my small town during the pandemic. I’m worried that will vanish.

Please don’t forget about us

I suffer from Zoom phobia. Here’s what that looks like.

‘Ugh, awkward pause! When did I last speak?’

It’s not my job to absolve your white guilt

It should not take our deaths for people to realize our worth