Author Archives: Alexis Popik

FRIENDS AT A DISTANCE

The idea of keeping friends at a distance is unnatural. It feels strange to stand six feet away from a person when having a conversation. Last week I went to a plant nursery to get advice from one of the … Continue reading

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NAMES AND MEMES

I just learned that my first name, Karen, is a meme.  While I was reading the daily bitch-fest known as “Nextdoor” I saw that someone responded to a neighbor’s complaint with, “Don’t be a Karen.”  Huh???  What is a Karen? … Continue reading

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HOPE AND HOME

What does home mean and what gives you hope during this pandemic? Here is what some of you wrote to me: In and effort to fill the days I’ve actually found some positives. The yard never looked this good! And, … Continue reading

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