To say that 2020 was a difficult year is an understatement. I have been more fortunate than some in that I didn't lose most of my income, I stayed healthy, I never worried about losing my housing, and, as far as I know, I never contracted the novel coronavirus. However, it has not been an easy year. My profession is prone to high turnover due to burn out - we tend to give too much without taking care of ourselves - and in the midst of a pandemic this rang all the truer. The constant go go go of helping others with their needs, combined with my anxiety and depression, made for some difficult days during the last 14 months.
Museum Day is an annual event sponsored by Smithsonian Mag in partnership with Microsoft. Even though this event is sponsored by Smithsonian Mag, museums from all around the country are participating.
Travel is expensive. This belief is one that oftentimes stops us from exploring new places for fear of depleting our bank accounts. And while any trip can become a pricey undertaking, there are several very easy things you can do to save money during your journeys.