Author: Lauren Roth

Under Pressure

  In my love-hate relationship with social media, I walk a fine line on many subjects – not because I don’t have opinions on a given topic, but because I know I have less interest in hard-hitting topics like politics,…

Livin’ on COVID Time

  When it started looking like the COVID pandemic was going to free up a lot of time for home and garden projects, personal errands, meditation and a meticulous nail regimen, I began making a mental to-do list. Never in…

COVID University

Rewind to a blissful time not too long ago: early 2020, back when the year was new and full of promise, and “COVID-19” was nary a blip on our vocabulary. In early 2020, I could count the number of Zoom…

Fonda You

Late 2019 brought heartbreaking news for my family. My lifelong best friend and husband of 30+ years, Bob, passed away suddenly. Boisterous and larger than life, he left without a sound, gone in an instant.   Bob was an amalgamation…

Pick a Name, Any Name

Choosing a baby name can come with humorous pitfalls … but online identity generators are a gold mine of name-swapping entertainment.