Category Archives: Blog

What We All Miss: Company

It really is amazing how quickly things can change – and how we can turn a corner we never saw coming. I was looking through and organizing – as best I could – a slew of photos I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Handling Friendships During A Pandemic – From Someone Who Doesn’t Know the Answer

No matter when I walked to class at Cleveland State, it always seemed to be dark. Whether it was when I was – surprisingly – teaching an intro communication class, or going to my own graduate course, the sunlight just … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know I’d Be A New Parent During A Pandemic

Of course it was snowing. It always snows here when we don’t want it to. And not that kind of snow that teases you with a dusting only to vanish by mid-morning. It was a heavy snow, almost like a … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place, In A Quiet Time

We worry, we wait, we predict, and we pray. Every day it seems like there is something new to concern ourselves with, some new tragedy that will take us down. However, the world goes on around us. And while it … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It – We Lost

Sometimes, you have just to throw in the towel, call it a day, and admit that your best just wasn’t good enough. Unfortunately, that seems to be the situation we are in. Every day there is new news, there are … Continue reading

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My Thoughts – If It Matters

As if we all were in some strange, messed up movie, it seems like all days are blending together. Weekends blend into weekdays, weeks into months, while none of us know what’s up from down. All day long the television … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Want To Be Creative?

It’s a nice Saturday night, and things seem to be winding down. The clock is inching toward the 1 a.m. tick, but really, the work is just beginning. The drummer is tearing down in the dark, noisy and cold backstage. … Continue reading

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As We Wait

Time goes on, I guess. It’s unreal to really think about the situation we’re in, and when — seemingly if — it’ll end. The biggest issue is not that we’re on this lockdown, but that we don’t know when it … Continue reading

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The Media: What Are We Afraid Of?

We all have that one friend, you know them. They’re perky, full of energy, and most of all – they tell it like it is. No matter the situation they find themselves in, no matter where they are and no … Continue reading

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Standing Alone

Social distancing. That’s the word of the day, no?  Sure seems to be, and boy does it feel weird. When I took this photo, I was in the midst of it…and still am.  There isn’t much to do, much to … Continue reading

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