Coping with the stress
Photography is key to my mental health during these difficult times.
Settling into a new normal
After a month stuck at home, we’re finding our new normal.
A couple of options for you to make or buy a face mask for those times we just have to go out in public.
Jobs and death metal during the pandemic
Another family report from the pandemic.
Sandy is resting in her stable
Signs of the pandemic: Meijer has put away the mechanical horses in their stores, for the first time since 1962.
Trying to keep up with constant meetings and a bombardment of messages is impossible while I’m working from home.
Meditating through the anxiety
Simple tasks can be meditative and help manage anxiety through these strange times.
It’s a good thing my home office chair is comfortable because I’m sure in it a lot now
Ever since I got my desk, which is just from Target but I love it, I wanted a banker’s chair to go with it. I finally found one at an antique store a couple years ago. This one was used by real bankers — it has an asset tag on it from the Federal Deposit…
Looking for moments of normal
When you live through difficult times, some days are easier than others. I’m trying to not think much of things I can’t predict or control, but the thoughts do creep in. It hit me last night that I’ve been looking forward to things getting back to normal. But when the virus threat has died down…
Report from the pandemic
Just an update on how things are going here while we shelter in place.
Don’t let appearances deceive
It might look like I’m still out and about during this pandemic, but really, I just write my blog well in advance.
Some thoughts on getting through these trying times.