This morning, a bot on Twitter told me to take a deep breath, get up, and walk around a bit. The bot had, in fact, already told me once that it was time to get up, but I had ignored it in favor of a few more minutes of sleepy-eyed scrolling. This time, though, I apologized aloud–“sorry, […]
Category Archives: Comfort and Care
Have a hug and story before bed!
(Cross-posted from Tumblr) Refocus The empty hallway outside rooms fifteen through nineteen echoed with Pam’s controlled breathing. Kylie made sure to let her sandals flap against the thin carpet and announce her presence before speaking. “Listen, mate, we all pay a price for this life.” Pam laughed, the sound bleak. Her fingers fluttered to the […]
Are You Lonely Tonight?
(Transcript follows) We’re all tired in my house today–it’s been a rough few days in an even rougher year. So we all turned in early. Now here I am, listening to Welcome to Night Vale and feeling like the last person on earth. Are you lonely tonight too? Come sit with me for a little […]