Archive for January 2020

Anxiety and hospitals

Nothing triggers my anxiety more exquisitely than a hospital. My husband is giving a talk at Northwestern today and I drove him into the city because the Metra has ground to a halt. A fire alarm went off at Millennium Station prompting sprinklers and evacuations, but thankfully there was no actual fire. There is a... Read more »

Letting the train crash

I’ve been thinking about loss and failure quite a bit over the holidays. Like many folks I guess, I don’t like to see the people I care about struggling, whether it’s because of their own weaknesses, because of a harm done to them, because of life playing out as life does, or some combination of... Read more »