Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Weekend Open Thread

Oh, hey, it’s Friday again! How was your week? Mine was amazing. Just kidding. It was mostly like every other week for the past seven months. We did get away last weekend though for a quick trip upstate, which was really nice. Do you have any plans for the weekend? I’m going to watch movies… Read more

Francesco Ciccolella for the NYTimes It’s Labor Day weekend here in the States – or maybe more accurately this year: Covid Super-Spread weekend, on account of all the college kids that will be heading home from their infected campuses and the large gatherings that are sure to take place in back yards, living rooms, and… 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

Hi, everyone! I was on vacation this past week and was busier in the lead-up – packing, grocery shopping, picking up the rental car, getting our place clean and ready for the cat-sitter than I anticipated – and I didn’t have time to get a post up before I left. Even though I brought my… Read more

Hey-hey! Another week in the books. Today is the day the bonus unemployment expires through the CARES act, days after the eviction moratorium for millions and millions of Americans ended (with rent due tomorrow). In short: Things are about to get ugly. If you are gainfully employed and your income hasn’t been affected by the… Read more