Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Open Thread

Jan Buchzcik for The Atlantic Happy Monday. How was everyone’s Valentine’s Day? I don’t think I left the house, but it wasn’t a bad day as far as these winter pandemic days go. Drew and I both become eligible for the vaccine at midnight and managed to nab a couple appointments for later in the… Read more

Alix Strauss for The New York Times A few links you might find interesting: I know some of you can relate to this: The Anxiety of Being a Wedding Guest Related, and relevant to a recent forum discussion: Wedding Canceled or Postponed? Here’s How to Get a Refund This poem about the raising of racist… Read more

This forum topic has already acted as a sort of open thread to discuss the election, but since today is the day we Americans are actually voting and many of us are on pins and needles and unable to think about much else, I thought I’d move the discussion to the front page so that… Read more

Good morning! Hope you all had a lovely/relaxing/fun holiday weekend. I’m still in Missouri for a couple more days visiting my parents/ swimming in the pool/ planting flowers on the deck/ eating burgers and drinking beer. As such, posting will be light this week. I have a moving guest essay coming up later today from… Read more

Happy New Year (‘s Eve, if you’re reading this before the 1st)! How is everyone celebrating? Drew, Jackson, and I flew to Missouri yesterday and are staying at my parents’ place until Monday. My sister, Allison, and her boyfriend, Gabe, are here also, so it’s a full house. Drew, Allison, Gabe and I went out… Read more