I have been working from home for almost eight months now, and my entire perspective has shifted. For instance, office politics now consist of me and my husband jockeying for space at the dining table that we are both using as our home workspace. I am happy to report that I am currently winn…

A few weeks ago, I spotted an empty hook hanging from a corner of the roof. “Hmmm,” said I. “That looks like just the place for a wind chime.”

Things you should not touch when you get into a car in Alabama in the middle of summer: the steering wheel, the seat belt buckle, the bottle of boiling hot hand sanitizer.

For the past 21 years, I have mostly managed to avoid work meetings. Every now and then I would show up for staff training or sit in on a brainstorming session, but meetings never took up much of my work day.

Like many people who have been stuck at home, I’ve become a novice birdwatcher. Some of the birds I see are easy to identify, like the wild turkey that wandered into the yard, or the two vultures that decided to perch on my back deck one day. (Let me say that again: There were VULTURES. On m…