Maybe it was the virtual ACL Fest that finally twisted the knife ( I wrote last year how ACL is part of my identity). Maybe it’s hitting the six month mark of working remotely with very little in-person interaction beyond our household. I’m not sure what the last straw was, but I’m feeling a profound sense of loss today.

But what I’m really mourning is the sense of community, connection, freedom, and discovery all of these things bring.

There’s something intangible but vitally important lost with all of these communal and eye-opening experiences.

We have to save the arts to save our community.

Donate and advocate for your favorite museums, venues, theatres, and artists today.

Expert in museum studies and nonprofit communications. Millennial mom passionate about fostering a culture of kindness. Lover of live music and Texas wine.

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