Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

One of life’s simple pleasures is small talk. I don’t mean that sarcastically. I genuinely enjoy making ultimately meaningless conversation for 3 to 7 minutes with friends, acquaintances and perfect strangers. There’s something soothing about knowing exactly where an interaction will go, the familiar ebbs and flows wrapping you tight in a warm hug from the … Continue reading Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

The Work from Home Employee Draft

Last night was an important night for many people in the world - dreams were made, futures were built, and hearts were broken. A country was unified for the first time in months around the most important draft since World War II - the Work Retire Die Remote Employee Draft. That's right, America's most important … Continue reading The Work from Home Employee Draft

Leaving A Zoom Happy Hour is Impossible

During these uncertain times, it can be really hard to stay in touch with friends. It should have been a blessing. Unfortunately, God decided to invent Zoom and now we can't get a moment of peace. Now, I feel like my social calendar is way more crowded than it ever was. It makes me sick. … Continue reading Leaving A Zoom Happy Hour is Impossible

Quarantine Vibes Playlist

Editor's Note: Recurring guest blogger Jag Mehoff returns with a playlist guaranteed to get you through quarantine. Go follow the WRD Spotify for playlists that basically all end in 'Vibes' but are still good. Email us at workretiredie@gmail.com if you're interested in guest blogging. Quarantine Vibes playlist First off (not to sound like every single … Continue reading Quarantine Vibes Playlist

Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

I am currently quarantined at my parents house in New Jersey with 8 other people (this is a story for another blog.) One of those people is my little brother, who is 19 and home from his freshman year of college. While it's definitely sad that his college experience was cut short, the sadder part … Continue reading Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

*Editor’s Note – Our latest guest blogger, Real Talk, is currently quarantined by himself in New York City and is definitely not losing his mind. Also – WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR QUARANTINE STORIES. If you’re interested in guest blogging, email us at workretiredie@gmail.com with an idea of a full blog and we’ll probably post since we … Continue reading Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

How Quarantining with My Boyfriend Has Changed the Relationship

*Editor's Note - Our latest guest blogger, Jewish American Linzess, is currently quarantined by her boyfriend and his entire family. Here are her thoughts on inserting herself in their lives for the forseeable future. Also - WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR QUARANTINE STORIES. If you're interested in guest blogging, email us at workretiredie@gmail.com with an … Continue reading How Quarantining with My Boyfriend Has Changed the Relationship

Have the Quarantime of Your Life: How to Thrive During Isolation

With the recent announcements that quarantine will be extended at least until June and likely longer, it's time to accept that this will be our new reality. Unfortunately, many of you have crumbled under this realization and become shells of your former selves. I even saw one person go on LinkedIn live, which frankly, was … Continue reading Have the Quarantime of Your Life: How to Thrive During Isolation