1. Has this felt like the longest week ever? I can barely make words go on the page, I haven’t sewn anything, the weather is beautiful but I just sit inside… hopefully a long weekend will help. Also, this is good to remember:
A year of quiet everyday trauma might have been bearable but it was and is still trauma — that’s what I keep telling people who ask me why they still feel like exhausted, demoralized shit
— Anne Helen Petersen (@annehelen) May 26, 2021
2. A year of quiet collective trauma notwithstanding, it’s been nice to realize that I’m vaccinated and can do things like go to dinner again. I’m meeting a friend for lunch today and meeting her nine-month-old baby (Little Loaf) for the first time!
3. And as we all emerge from our shells into the world this summer, let’s remember CicadaBro:
Therapist: The cicada that shouts “AWW YEAAAH” isn’t real, he can’t hurt you
The cicada that shouts “AWW YEAAAH”: pic.twitter.com/3MOyJo78Xm
— David (@Beabosaur) April 14, 2019