Author: Virge

May 31, 2020

Open Thread: Coping with Lockdowns

How are coping with the lockdown? What gets your through? Share your secrets for coping!

May 29, 2020

Open Thread: Your Pandemic Pet Peeves

Festivus came early this year! Our readers’ biggest pandemic pet peeves are revealed.

May 22, 2020

Open Thread: Gratitude

This lockdown is annoying, frustrating, depressing – but there’s one simple practice that helps.

May 15, 2020

Open Thread: What’s The First Thing You’ll Do?

Looks like we missed one major post-lockdown activity in our “what will you do first?” poll. Any others? Let us know in the comments!

May 8, 2020

A Day in Quarantine in NYC

What’s it like living in the epicenter? Here’s a field report.

May 8, 2020

Open Thread: What Have You Learned?

Could the lockdown leave us even better than before? Find out in the comments!

May 6, 2020

Stuck at Home Guide: Easy Online Games

Here’s a quick primer on finding easy online puzzles and games.

April 30, 2020

Open Thread Continues: What Songs Make You Happy?

This time around we’ve got some classics like “High Hopes” and a Bach Cello Concerto. What works for you?

April 24, 2020

Open Thread: What’s for Dinner?

What’s for dinner? Unleash your inner food stylist and send us a picture of your plate!

April 20, 2020

Stuck at Home Guide: Safe and Secure Video Chatting

Using video chat services? Read this to learn how to stay safe – and private! -online and foil “online hijackers.”

April 17, 2020

Follow Up Open Thread: Happy Songs

Seems that everyone loves Eric Clapton.

April 10, 2020

Follow Up Open Thread: Movies!

One reader cited “Contagion” as one of the movies she’d see over and over again. Would you?

April 5, 2020

Open Thread: Movies!

This week’s Open Thread – the top three movies you see over and over again, and why. Share your favorite quote!

April 3, 2020

So What Are Your Favorite Comfort Foods?

Here are the results of our first Open Thread asking visitors about their comfort foods. Stay tuned for the next Open Thread topic posted this Sunday!

March 30, 2020

Taxtime scam alert

At taxtime, scammers work overtime to trick you into sending them your money.