They build each other up, mindful that the world will try to tear them down

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Billie Eilish onstage at the 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C., November 7, 2018. Photo: Laura Todd Carns


Dress the part.

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Image courtesy Jessica Rockowitz via Unsplash


If forced proximity has you drained, you’re not alone

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Photo: Francesco Carta fotografo / Getty


We are, quite literally, begging you.

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As if 16-year-old me would have listened to advice.

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The author at 16, impervious to wisdom


The key to thriving in uncertainty: improvisation.

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Image courtesy Mark Thompson, Unsplash


The pandemic is teaching me to love where I live

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Fiction


The accident compounded the difficulty of quarantine, and it was all my fault.

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How to plan when the future is murky? A blank notebook.

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Laura Todd Carns

Writer, teacher, mother. DC native. She/her. www.lauratoddcarns.com

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