Spring is here, spring is here, life is skittles and life is beer
I’m off to get my second shot of the Moderna vaccine this afternoon. I’ve heard from several people that they didn’t feel well the next day. In anticipation, I’ve taken tomorrow off. If I feel bad, I’ll lounge about the house and rest. Otherwise I will probably grab a camera and go on a long…
A real haircut during the pandemic
For the first time in a year, I didn’t cut my own hair.
Changing jobs during a pandemic
It’s hard to get closure when you leave a job during a pandemic because the rules are all different.
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, but it’s small and distant
The winter spike appears to be ending and a vaccine is on the scene, but it will still be a long time before life returns to normal.
Packing on the pandemic pounds
I’ve gained so much weight during the pandemic that most of my pants are too tight to be comfortable. :-(
single frame: Balcony at the Palmer House
A view of the gorgeous Palmer House Hotel lobby in Chicago.
Was 2020 really terrible?
Was 2020 really truly terrible? I’m not so sure it was for most of us.
A COVID-19 Thanksgiving
Because of the pandemic, we choose to celebrate Thanksgiving only with family members who already live here.
Our COVID-19 scare
Margaret came home from work the Friday before last with news: one of the people on her team was COVID-positive. Worse, before the young woman got tested she worked several days not feeling well without telling anyone. Worse still, Margaret was feeling run down and achy. We immediately quarantined Margaret to our bedroom and she…
It’s not time to return to normal no matter how much you want it
Why the hell are so many people eating inside restaurants when this is a leading way to get COVID-19?
No ironing required
I ironed on Saturday for the first time since the pandemic hit.
Being out in the world as much as we safely can before cold weather prevents it
We’re trying to cram in as much outside fun with people we care about before the weather prevents it.