Adulting, Ideas and Musings

Fuzzy Safety

Wednesday afternoon I was on a Zoom Open House with the Harold Remis Film School. This is a comedy film school attached to The Second City in Chicago and I’m trying to figure out what to do next. During the question and answer session, someone, who was in the middle of a gender transition, asked about safety. The question made…

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Adulting, Ideas and Musings

Why We Don’t Wear Our Masks

“…And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…” – David Bowie Every day I get on Crackbook to try and feel connected, and there are hundreds of posts admonishing us to wear our masks, to stay home, and to keep our…

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Adulting, Ideas and Musings

The Hijab and the Bikini

A line of young men lay prone in the tall grass. A couple of them have binoculars into which they peer intently. One of the young men looks behind them carefully before trying to take the binoculars away from the guy beside him. All of their attention is focused on the group gathered on the beach below. No, this isn’t…

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Ideas and Musings, My Noodle

Karin in Virtual Reality

I love the beach. I love the waves coming in. The birds trolling for food. People walking. Baby turtles achieving their first challenge by making it from the nest to the ocean. It’s not just the beach. I love water, moving water. Rivers, streams, waterfalls, even fountains. I find moving water very soothing. I think it has to do with…

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I Remember...., Ideas and Musings

Watching Mallards

I have been watching Mallards for over 20 years. The similarities between them and humans is astounding. Here I’m going to share some of my Mallard stories and observations. The Need of a Female The first thing I noticed is that male Mallards always have a female to take care of. One female. It seems to be bred into them.…

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Ideas and Musings, My Noodle

Week 4 – Karin’s Quarantine

Hello again, dear readers. Maybe there’s 6? It’s another week in self-quarantine land. Again, this is by day. I think this will be the last week of a journal entry style. Saturday March 28, 2020 – Afternoon/Evening I’m trying to get my brothers to install Zoom so that we can all talk to each other via video. They’re resistant for…

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