Pandemic Rules Don’t Apply Here

Social distancing? No. Gatherings of ten or more? Yes. Gatherings of ten or more in a confined space? Yes. Gatherings of ten or more in a confined space that is poorly ventilated? Yes. Gatherings of ten or more in a confined, poorly ventilated space for up to six hours at a time? Yes, often between …

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The Upside of Isolation

There isn’t much to celebrate when one is isolating, but recently I found good reason to feel almost victorious after my time was done. In our part of the world, like many others, we were under a lockdown during the Christmas season. This meant that all gatherings, indoor or outdoor were banned, many businesses had …

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COVID19 Shopping 101 in the Buff?

If you must go out to re-stock your essentials, be prepared.  It's just a wee bit different out and about amongst our mostly self-isolating, COVID aware population.  Here are ten tips that you might find helpful (or mildly amusing--gotta have some fun these days!) based on my recent shopping experience. N.B.  In case you are …

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Such is Our Life Now

Staying home, social distancing, disinfecting? As best we can! Anxious, scared, panicky? Understandable. Uprooted, bored, stuck? Most likely. Disconnected, too connected, in limbo? Simultaneously. Wondering, waiting, wondering? Yah, I hear you. Planning, saving, anticipating? Maybe. Cleaning, cooking, organizing? Always. Learning, discovering, rediscovering? Thinking so. Playing, creating, inventing? Hopefully. Reaching out, praying, helping. When possible. Loving, …

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