Grieving for futures lost to COVID

And the old widow goes to the stone every day But I don't, I just sit here and wait Grieving for the living (Taylor Swift - Ivy) The past 18 months have suspended life in ways we didn’t believe were possible. Time feels gooey and heavy, sticking onto everything it touches. We, the collective youth,… Continue reading Grieving for futures lost to COVID

Marina’s Positive Mantras and the Restorative Power of Music

Ever since it's release on June 11th, Marina's fifth album 'Ancient Dreams in A Modern Land' has been the soundtrack to Arleen's Sunday runs and work breaks. There's much more to this album than just the music though; it abounds with positive, restorative mantras.