Fear and Loathing in Public Settings, Post-Quarantine Stress

Fear and Loathing in Public Settings, Post-Quarantine Stress

How did things get to this point? Ah, yes, a pandemic ensues, we're quarantined to keep us safe, and some people decide that we should just ignore the fact that we're still, heavily, in the middle of a pandemic, and pretend germs are not prevalent... everywhere! OK, I (Shannon) most definitely have a fear of [...]

…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

Just a few years ago, we had an elderly couple as neighbors at our home in Wake Forest, NC. The woman was an avid bird watcher, so much to the extent that it made her a squirrel-hater. She claimed they got after, and scared her birds away. She even had a small pellet gun to [...]

Mental Health Awareness- Coping During Covid

Mental Health Awareness- Coping During Covid

It goes without saying, mental health is a hot topic currently, due to the pandemic, quarantine, and all that it encompasses. This May, Mental Health Awareness is possibly more significant than any May, ever, due to the large amounts of people suffering from anxiety, depression, and many symptoms of any underlying issues are exacerbated during [...]