Sheltering in Place for Extroverts

Eda Obey
8 min readMay 13, 2020

A safari guide for your own meltdown and tentative enlightenment.

My neighborhood pandemic children’s bear hunt contribution. I call it trapped rabbit. Image: Eda Obey

At first, I giggled when I saw all the memes to introverts telling them to check on their extrovert friends during the pandemic. I figured I’d be okay. My childhood was spent on a remote farm in Texas and I was around people rarely, other than school or rodeos. It was a lot of time alone. My life has changed drastically over the last 40…

Eda Obey

Internationally published writer of urban animal fiction, short stories and feminist horror. EIC Last Girls Club.