Things to Do This Month That Don't Involve Planetary Doom

One month down, y'all! [???] to go! Here's what we've been up to, and by "we" I mean all the different sides of my personality I've discovered while in quarantine! xoxo


  • If you fantasize about sweating on a picnic blanket and drinking wine out of a water bottle - roof

  • If you dream about being held by a special someone (or literally anyone at all) - whoops 

  • If you are a heap of *nervous laughter* - finale 

  • If you take a lot of late night walks through abandoned streets - midstreet

  • If you just want to know what I’ve been listening to this month because you adore me and I have impeccable taste - avril 


  • All of "Finding Hope" (Time 100)

  • “How People Learn to Become Resilient” (New Yorker)

  • “Two Errors Our Minds Make When Trying to Grasp the Pandemic” (The Atlantic)

  • “How to Unload Your Emotional On Others Remotely” (Reductress)

  • #PAUSEpoetry Challenge for National Poetry Month (WNYC)

  • Arundhati Roy’s “The pandemic is a portal” (Financial Times)

  • "How To Be Alone" (Vox)

  • “36 Hours Wherever You Are” (New York Times)

  • “The Revolution Is Under Way Already” (The Atlantic)

  • “The History of Murder Ballads and the Women Who Flipped the Script” (She Shreds)

  • “Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here’s How.” (Politico)

  • “A Back-To-Basics Exercise Boom” (NY Times)

  • "The Exquisite Pain of Reading In Quarantine" (The Atlantic)

  • “Why We Laugh at the Coronavirus” (The Atlantic)

  • "Planet Earth or Traits I List On My Dating Profile" (McSweeney's)



  • Portrait of A Lady on Fire (Hulu)

  • Westworld (HBO)

  • Unorthodox (Netflix)

  • Dead to Me, Season 2 (Netflix)

  • A Secret Love (Netflix)

  • The Half of It (Netflix)

  • Hannah Gadsby: Douglas (Netflix)

  • The Lovebirds (Netflix)

  • Killing Eve, Season 2 (AMC)

  • Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint

  • Feel Good (Netflix)

  • Too Hot to Handle (Netflix)

  • The Fits (Amazon Prime)

  • Bad Education (HBO)

  • Sylvan Esso Live Concert Film

  • Parks and Rec Reunion Special!


Let me know when y'all find a proper response to "how are you"! Merry isolation to you and yours.

© 2019 by Natalie Myrick