Bea’s Balloons

Bea’s Balloons

BALLOONS & BONUS GRANDMAS Bea’s Baloons JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 18 February 2021 I grew up in the house my mother and her siblings grew up in. It was a cookie-cutter suburban, cape-cod-style home built in 1951. The house to the...
COVID-19 – Quarantine Day 332

COVID-19 – Quarantine Day 332

PROBLEMS & PERCEPTIONS COVID-19 – Quarantine Day 332 JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 11 February 2021 I remember obsessively refreshing my Johns Hopkin’s COVID-19 dashboard day after day in early March. As the numbers creeped up past 400,000...
Human Error

Human Error

ERRORS & ADMISSIONS Human Error JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 28 January 2021 Have you ever been lying down looking at your phone, when out of nowhere it plops right into your nose? You’re aimlessly scrolling through your newsfeed, then BAM!...
Forgive to Trust

Forgive to Trust

TRUST & LOVE Forgive to Trust JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 21 January 2021 This year I made a promise to learn how to trust myself. But how do you learn to trust yourself when you’ve been conditioned to believe you make poor choices, you’re...
An Incogitant Thinker

An Incogitant Thinker

THOUGHTLESS & THOUGHTFUL An Incogitant Thinker JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 7 January 2021 Once upon a time, there was a man named Bartholomew Brown. He was an avid thinker. We’ll define thinker as one who regularly used his mind to consider...
Inherent Trust

Inherent Trust

PROMISES & TRUST Inherent Trust JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 31 December 2020 I renounced making new year’s resolutions in 2019. This will be the third year I make myself a promise as opposed to a resolution. Resolutions tend to be...