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Salad Days

*Like actual salad, not euphamistic salad. Yesterday, I chopped and washed all 900 heads of lettuce I bought at Costco, and packed it into mason jars, along with peppers, cucumbers, carrots and celery that I chopped up. And then I realized that my fridge doth overfloweth and had to spend a few minutes playing “how …

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Quaran-cleaning

We’ve reached the point of stay-at-home seclusion where my Virgo son has gone full Kondo. He cleaned and reorganized his room last week, and then tore into the downstairs bathroom, carting out bags of things that he decided lacked joy. I’m pretty sure most of the joy-killer products and tools belonged to his sisters, and …

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Unbecoming

Today is Monday. Time feels impossibly long, and ridiculously short. I’ve always spent a lot of time here at the house, nose buried in my computer, so I measured the passage of time through the comings and goings of my family. Since March, we really haven’t gone anywhere, and my work isn’t tied to a …

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