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Blog – Page 3 – Vault Associates
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How do “normal” people get through this?

  • On June 24, 2020
That’s a theme I’ve heard frequently these last few months. I have asked that same question myself. The Uncertainty. The Overwhelm. The Disruption.  Finally... after a few months of stay-at-home, you’re finally feeling like things are back on some sort of schedule. Then… 
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Please… Don’t Touch the Apples

  • On May 18, 2020
I armored up in mask and topped off my hand sanitizer for my every 2-week run to the grocery for fresh food. On the other side of the produce section, there is a guy standing at the bin where all the apples are piled up. No mask. Picking up the apples, one at a time, examining. Evidently searching for the “best” ones to put in his bag.
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Why Can’t I F***ing Write?

  • On April 2, 2020
Have you ever taken a whitewater rafting trip? That’s what Covid-19 virus days are feeling like right now. Three weeks ago, I was lazily drifting down the river, enjoying the view. A thundering sound ahead jarred me to attention. Coming around a bend and I’m heading directly for some Class V rapids...and I’ve lost my paddle! 
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I Am Enough

  • On February 27, 2020
“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid. and that doesn’t change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging.” from the book Daring Greatly by Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW Click to enlarge image