Posts Tagged ‘melancholy’

The Shutdown Diaries: A Trio of Firsts

I am a nonessential federal employee. This is my shutdown.
Yesterday I attempted my first furlough nap. This somehow seems significant: Last week, I did my best to take advantage of my free time, whereas now I'm eager for it to pass quickly. I couldn't get a wink, of course. I've never been good at naps, [...]