Quarantine Kit, Early Voting 2022 Style

For real. What even is this election season? If it feels like the fate of the republic hangs in the balance that's because it does. If it...

Repeal Day QK

We'll admit it: We were unfamiliar with Repeal Day. Here's the upshot: Turns out, our collective historical memory lays blame for...

Black Friday Quarantine Kit

Last year we admonished, well, everyone, to stay home. We wrote, "Whatever it is you think you *have* to do this Thanksgiving, you do...

So much for weekly...

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions." Feels like that's the official motto of the world in COVID. And writ large. And on...

May Day quarantine kit

Did you know that May Day started as a Celtic festival called Beltane? Here's a deeper look at exactly why: Which is how it came to be...

Maybe we'll make them weekly. Maybe?

We got some nice feedback about the last quarantine kit. Reader, we appreciate it *very much* when you weigh in. Also, we got some...

QK.

Maybe the last quarantine kit? Because, here's hoping you have been vaxxed. Had your shots, stayed cloistered for the requisite two weeks...

Boxing Day QK

Now's the time that the light is coming back (or, so they say, it is pretty graybird and snow-globe-y outside right now so it feels like...

Electoral College quarantine kit

Electors are meeting and voting for the next President of the United States as we speak. Do you have questions? Are they things like: Why...

Thanksgiving Weekend Quarantine Kit

First, you're at home, right?? You're not in an airport or recently arriving from an airport or welcoming people who came from an...

Post-Election Quarantine Kit

Offered without commentary. Essays/Poems "Other countries have social safety nets. The U.S. has women." by Anne Helen Petersen How Racial...

Election Day Quarantine Kit

Raise your hand if you slept through the night! Yeah, we didn't think so. 2020 has been a miracle of time: Both lightning fast and...

End of Summer Quarantine Kit

How is it already September? A hot second and a hundred years ago it was February. Time has stretched out, slowed down, sped up, and...