Everything Happened

Evie Ebert
Strong opinions, loosely held.
Created 29 Jun 2018
  • Everything Happened | vol. 206
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    I pulled my kid out of soccer so I could keep going to the gym. There was a gnarled mess of other reasons that all sent me into a whirling gyre of future-panic, my brain’s preferred strain of anxiety,...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 205
    31 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    That I am wearing an underwire bra and sitting in an office, a real office, is actually very ordinary. I have spent years sitting in offices like these, pistoning my knees up and down, trying to look ...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 204
    16 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    I am so tired of talking and thinking about the pandemic, not even the walloping death and misery of it, but the way our routines have shifted and snapped because of it, and yet it feels like it will ...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 203
    30 Jun 2021 • 4 min read
    I wrote an essay for Romper about my son’s picky eating that came out last week. (Read it here, fwd to a friend to save a life!) For so long, I didn’t use the p-word for fear that speaking it aloud wo...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 202
    02 Jun 2021 • 4 min read
    It’s just me and my five-year-old this week and there is an almost awkwardness to the absence of the rest of our household. It feels like a room that’s been removed of its furniture. Simpler but stran...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 201
    06 May 2021 • 5 min read
    With Des waiting inside for my second shot Everything smelled like chicken shit that week. Poultry manure contains all 13 of the essential nutrients that plants need, which sounds like a cereal commer...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 200
    15 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 6 28
    I look back now on the months I spent subscribing to a meal subscription service with a kind of compassionate bewilderment. Like all people enduring the 13th month of this thing, I am sick of making m...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 199
    12 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 10 9
    I won’t make you fall in love with her only to devastate you, so I will put the horrible part here at the beginning: my friend Lauren and her husband Kamel were killed in a car crash last week on thei...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 198
    18 Feb 2021 • 5 min read • 6 3
    Monday is President’s Day which is real, I guess, sacred enough to close some jobs but not others. Nick and I have to work, Jane goes to school, but Desi is home. Desi is usually home, but at least to...
  • Everything Happened | vol. 197
    09 Feb 2021 • 4 min read • 6 1
    The Christmas that I was full-term with Jane, Nick got me a present that is unlikely to ever be topped: second-row seats to Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s short NYC run of her one-woman show “Fleabag” at SoHo...
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