Out of words for humanity

It has been a while since I have posted. This is partly due to digital and social media exhaustion, as well as the anxiety-filled experience of completing a Ph.D. while holding down a full-time job and managing a remote learning schedule, for two growing boys on a hobbits’ meal plan. I am posting, I think (if still permitted, People of the Internet), due to exhaustion of many things. Like many people I know, it feels like we are living in an…