Me: Hello?

Them: Hello!

Me: How are you?

Them: Ok (clearly not ok, I can hear it in their voice, but I can’t see them. They are poor or have no internet to handle video calls so I just stay committed to phone calls for 12 hours a day. This…


I am a social worker, trained in the treatment of mental health issues. This does not fully prepare me to address the existential threat of the climate emergency, as we observe unfolding in the world at this time. There is more than enough evidence to clearly observe that we, as…


This is Fall….

When I was younger, I adored the fall. The air became crisp, cooler and pleasant. Growing up in Illinois, the summers have always been incredibly hot and also particularly humid. The air is so think you feel as if you could cut it like a stick of…


So, the idea of writing is that you have to be able to express what is in your head, deep in your thoughts, without a voice or moving hands or anything that goes along with verbal interaction. The ability to write appears to be amazing at giving a person a…


Medium, why are you messing with bookmarks? I can’t read everything, and I like to bookmark. Why do I have to go back to the home page to access bookmarks? Could we consider adding this back to the personal menu? Puhleeze?!?!


(ETA: Smarmy to follow)

I don’t know about you, but I really hate the little annoyances in life. The sun shining into your eyes when you drive. The person that decides that they are going to drive 20 miles an hour, right when you are behind them and the speed…

Chris Holly

Social worker. Odd fellow.

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