Evaluating my rose colored glasses

Personal reflections on nostalgia and depression.

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November 5: Honestly Not Sure

Hi friends. I’m having trouble knowing how to rejoice tonight. I am processing a lot of emotions and assessing my behaviors and responses, and despite all ways I’ve grown this past year, I still fall back on certain, undesirable patterns. Maybe like bouldering, I’ll celebrate the many good steps I’ve taken toward being a whole…

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November 3: Hot Showers

Good morning, readers! Let me knock out my gratitude post before work today. This morning, I am thankful for hot showers. When my depression was at its worst and the pandemic increased isolation, they were the closest thing I had to a hug. I took hot showers multiple times a day to cope when I…

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Honestly, why should you support Chicago teachers?

Because they care about your children’s present needs and future opportunities. And they work their butts off to secure those things.

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