Family Matters
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Family Matters

What I Lost and What I Found

Lessons learned from longing

There’s a lot I don’t miss about the way my life was before Coronavirus. I don’t miss driving. I don’t miss shopping (except at the Goodwill Bins). I don’t really even miss socializing. I miss little things, unexpected things. I miss wearing boots. I miss holding our one-year-old baby friend Amal. I miss waiting for my daughter Lucia to get off the number 48 at the…



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Laura DeMaisBerg

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: