Category Archives: Food for Thought

Blindsided by The Blight

An essay about stupid, stubborn hope. (Art by Samia Ahmed.) Read the whole piece here at The Washington Post.

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Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Pandemic of 2020

I’m ready to start forgetting.

Stuck in the middle of a historical event, I long to be on the other side looking back. Like Natasha and Pierre. You can read the whole thing here in The Washington Post (if you don’t have a subscription, check your library for access).

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Stock Up? Make Do? Or Splurge?

Confusion in My Quarantine Kitchen

People are suffering out there. In here, life is truly . . . pleasant. This piece is about struggling with that contrast.

You can read the whole thing here. (If you don’t have a Washington Post subscription but you do have a library card, chances are you can access the paper online through your library’s digital resources. Might as well check!)

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