Category Archives: Pandemic Days

Pandemic Positives

I wrote this post last year. It’s been sitting in my drafts folder, I guess because I was waiting for more positives to occur to me. I added a few today, so I’m calling it done, and here it is. … Continue reading

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Dreaming on a Chilly Night

By the time I thought about taking a walk today it was already getting dark. The temperature was down to 14 degrees, two degrees lower than that last time I had checked the thermometer. I needed to hurry up and … Continue reading

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Snack Bar

My parents gave me an electric kettle for Christmas. The kettle needed a place to live, so I set it up on a tray, along with assorted beverages and snacks, on a corner of the desk in my office. Now, … Continue reading

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Done Counting

The pandemic’s end is within sight now that there are vaccines for the coronavirus, but it’s still far away. The kids won’t return to school until we’ve all been vaccinated, and we don’t know yet when that will be. Though … Continue reading

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Day 302: Books by the Number

I always hope to read 52 books per year, but I don’t seem to reach that goal very often. In 2020, for example, I only read 40 books. Perhaps it’s time to think about why I keep falling short. A … Continue reading

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Day 301: Too Little, Too Late

Today Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter. To me this seems a lot like locking the barn door after the horse has bolted and after the rest of the barn has burned down. Similarly, some Republicans have started to … Continue reading

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Day 300: Looks Good

My 2019 photo album arrived today. It looks good. I don’t know why I put off finishing it for so long, but I’m happy now that it’s done. I should go finish up the 2020 album while I’m in a … Continue reading

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Day 299: The Good News and the Bad

Today was a momentous day in American history. The results of the Georgia runoff elections came in, and the news was good. Georgia elected two Democrats to the Senate. This will give Democrats the upper hand in the Senate, ousting … Continue reading

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Day 298: What January’s Good For

I don’t believe in making New Year’s resolutions, because I don’t think that January 1st is a good day to start new habits. Like most people I am naturally drawn to beginnings of time frames for making changes in my … Continue reading

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Day 297: An Axolotl Lives Here

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