Category Archives: Pandemic Days

Day 186: Talking to Myself

Yesterday was the kids’ first day of school. I meant to take a picture of them. A photo from the first day is traditional, and it makes a nice page in the yearly photo album. But I forgot to take … Continue reading

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Day 185: Soon

Recently I mentioned how I wanted to create a walking path on my property and that one of the potential destinations for the path was the big rock at the front of my property. Here is a picture of that … Continue reading

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Day 184: Long Week Ahead

The new school year starts on Monday. Over the last few days we have tried to prepare ourselves, but it hasn’t been easy. The school committee didn’t make its decision until recently, so teachers and administrators had little time to … Continue reading

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Day 183: You Have to Ask Yourself, What Would Aliens Do?

Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, on the debate over mask-wearing in this country: Imagine you were an alien who landed on planet Earth, and you saw that our planet was afflicted by an infectious-disease and that … Continue reading

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Day 182: So Close!

I found a potter who makes the most amazing Art Nouveau style vases. Her vases are expensive but so beautiful that my husband and I have decided to buy one. The only problem is that her work is in such … Continue reading

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Day 181: Hop, Hop, Hop

We got some rain. It perked up the plants. It also seems to have drawn out the toads. I saw three of them during my evening walk.

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Day 180: Next Best Thing

Usually I take the kids to Target for back-to-school shopping and let them pick out school supplies for themselves. They love Target, and they love shopping. I like taking them, too. Though it’s an exhausting trip, it helps them get … Continue reading

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Day 179: Ignorance Is Bliss

I belong to several groups on Facebook that are for local issues, including schools, and they’re a great way to keep up with what’s going on in my community. There’s one group that deals with all sorts of town concerns, … Continue reading

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Day 178: Drought

Knowing that some parts of the country are suffering from extreme heat, I wish that everyone in America could share in the wonderful temperatures we’ve been enjoying here. I feel almost guilty about how nice our weather has been in … Continue reading

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Day 177: A Little Hope

The season is changing and temperatures are falling. Ticks are less of a threat now. Soon it will be possible to walk in the woods without having to swat away gnats every three seconds. I’m looking forward to returning to … Continue reading

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