Experts call it the Great Resignation. The last 18 months has revealed "pandemic burnout" - a collective reassessment about priorities and what matters most. Workers, fed up with long commutes, office politics and toxic workplaces, are saying "f*** this shit" and searching for better opportunities. In April 2021, more people left their jobs than any … Continue reading Did the pandemic cause the great resignation?
It's been more than 9 months since my first #COVIDchaos post. I really thought I would be done writing about this by now, but here we are, and cases are actually getting worse (We've surpassed 300,000 deaths in the United States, something Dr. Fauci told us would happen if we didn't take the necessary precautions … Continue reading #COVIDchaos brings us new words and terms
The holidays are weird when you are nine months into a pandemic, with cases on the rise. As of Nov. 28, there are 27,049 cases in Sedgwick County, 155,000 cases in Kansas, 13.2 million cases in the United States and 61.9 million cases worldwide. We are up to 265,000 COVID deaths in the United States. … Continue reading 2020 Thanksgiving – pandemic style
What the what? It's October 26 and the "feels like" temperature outside is 12 degrees. There's snow on the ground and we got our first snow day ... sorta.How does a snow day work when kids only "got to school" two days a week? You get an email from the school that says "...students scheduled … Continue reading October snow
In late December, the coronavirus erupted in Wuhan, China, wreaking havoc on that city and spreading quickly to other countries. It's a respiratory disease, extremely contagious and easily transmitted. The good news is most people have mild symptoms and recover with no medical treatment. The bad news? It's a health pandemic that has evoked fear … Continue reading #COVIDChaos week 1