Here’s Why I’m No Longer Using FaceTime During The Pandemic

It had been exactly 79 days since I had touched another human being. That is until Dr J in the emergency room examined my left hand. The...

Zoom Happy Hours Make Me Want To Convert Into An Introvert

The New York Times recently ran an article about how group video calls are frying peoples’ brains. Author Kate Murphy wrote, “The way the video images...

We Are Lonely, But We Are Not Alone

Before it was the end, when no one knew it was the end, the air already held a sense of loneliness. I recall the last night out. It...

Growing Closer To The City In The Time Of Social Distancing

In a time of social distancing, I’ve never felt more urban closeness. When out and about on rationed runs and supermarket sweeps, the city provides a...

A Series Of Human Moments From The Front Lines Of The Pandemic

On my first day, I am told to go to the staff canteen and explain that I don’t yet have my ID because I am newly...

What It’s Like To Be Diagnosed With Cancer In The Time Of COVID-19

You don’t think you will be the one to get cancer. It happens to other people, not to you. If it does happen to you, it’s...

What It’s Actually Like Being On The Front Lines Of The COVID-19 Crisis

“Code blue” echoes through the hallways as nurses, PAs, respiratory therapists, doctors, custodial workers, and PCAs scurry through the halls in paper scrubs, blue hair caps,...

What If All Of This Were Enough?

I woke up this morning like I did every other day the past three weeks and will wake up for the foreseeable future. Today is Saturday,...

These Are The Stories We Will Tell About 2020

When we are asked about this time, we will tell them about how our stovetops were always dirty, and how much we cooked. We will tell them...

Even Now, You Are Still Growing Through The Storm

I know it seems like all progress has been derailed. I know it seems like the world has caved in on itself and will never again return. I...

6 Reminders For Brides Who Have To Postpone Their Weddings

1. You’re allowed to be pissed. You don’t have to listen to the people who are telling you this is going to make for a good...

This Is How We Live Now

By KJ Parish Updated April 13, 2020 Self-Portrait by Marsden Parish By KJ Parish Updated April 13, 2020 Self-Portrait by Marsden Parish Since our city was devastated by a tornado, then blindsided...

Random Things I’m Grateful For Regarding COVID-19

So. Here’s the thing… I went back and forth on whether to publish this. Because frankly I wasn’t sure how it would rub people. I often rub people wrong, and...

Hope Floats | Thought Catalog

There’s one of two ways this can go – The first is to drown in it. Oversaturated with information, statistics and studies, advisories, warnings, predictions, projections, and...

In This Time Of Darkness, Please Care More

In the United States, the coronavirus is spreading like wildfire, with no end in sight. And it’s dauntingly too late to take many of the lifesaving...

Tarot for Coronavirus—This Week‘s Collective Energy To Guide You Through The Covid-19 Pandemic

We are living through extraordinary times. You may be feeling like you could use some advice right now, beyond how to make a mask out of...

Tarot for Coronavirus: Introducing Weekly Collective Energy Readings To Guide You Through the Covid-19...

We are living through extraordinary times. You may be feeling like you could use some advice right now, beyond how to properly sanitize your doorknobs and...

How To Stream Free Horror Movies On Shudder During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The best part of a very scary time is seeing our local and global communities come together. For most of us, all we can do to...

17 Truckers Discuss How The COVID-19 Epidemic Has Affected Them

A 2019 report concluded that when the economy is headed southward, the freight industry will be the first affected. The trucking industry, in particular, entered a...

Now Is A Good Time To Relearn How To ‘Play’

The world is suddenly uncertain and a lot of us are just sitting at home watching the Coronavirus pandemic play out on our screens. For most...

18 People With Coronavirus Describe Their Symptoms + Experiences With The Virus

*** “My uncle (70ish) got diagnosed with it a couple days ago in Washington state. He’s been quarantined but the nurses didnt know proper protocol at the...

As A Special Coronavirus Treat, ‘The Invisible Man’ And ‘The Hunt’ Will Be Streaming...

Not everything is dark in this new, Coronavirus-infected, scary dystopian world. As a special treat and to encourage everyone to continue social distancing, Universal will be...

28 Coronavirus Pickup Lines You Can Use On Tinder

Coronavirus is taking over the world but people are still on dating apps. If we’re all this thing together, it means we can keep talking and...

50 Funniest Coronavirus Tweets To Read From Your Self-Quarantine

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50 Best Coronavirus Memes To Laugh At While Civilization Disintegrates Around Us

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