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  • Issue 36

Designated Drudgery

How to take a load off.
Words by Ana Kinsella. Artwork by "In the Light of Wind" by Jeffrey T. Larson.

You can’t quite see the mental load the way you can see a pile of laundry or an armful of groceries, but that’s part of the problem. Underpinning every household is a wealth of activity and thought that runs just beneath the surface, keeping everything from breaking down into chaos. What’s in the fridge? Whose birthday is coming up next? How long have those dishes been there? The mental load is the endless to-do list of tasks and data that


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-six

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