Tag: covid-19

I Have Not Improved

A surprise bonus second post today. I considered scheduling it for Saturday, but I might have something else I want to write at that point. There has been a lot of talk about using the time in lockdown to learn new things. People are learning other languages. People are learning to bake bread and to…

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I Miss Travel

One year ago today we arrived in Baku. Two years ago today I was looking for someone to take us to the airport for our upcoming trip to London and Paris. There was a possibility of a trip to Bhutan this summer. This year we don’t know what a possible trip to Kentucky to see…

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Mixed Messages

The governor had a press conference today to update our status. He announced we were ready to move into phase one and I was all like but then he said local jurisdictions could make their own decisions and the leaders where I live and where I work were all like where I work has said…

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I’m Tired

I’m still at the wall hitting stage this week. I’m seriously considering asking for the day off on Friday even though I work from home just to not have to think about anything but what I’m going to watch on TV next. I’m tired of working from home when all of the work I’m best…

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A Glimmer

It was announced yesterday that Governor Hogan was having a press conference at 3pm today. As much as I say I am trying to keep hope alive, I wasn’t expecting there to be much change. I look at the numbers every day when they are released. I’ve seen the trends flattening. Deaths are down and…

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Avoiding the Hopeless

I wish I had something else to write about, but when you are home all day every day it doesn’t give you much material besides what is going on in the world. I wrote before about trying to find hope and that is still the case. I seem to be in a state that will…

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Tradition Interrupted

Life has been different for everyone since mid-March. The changes have been bigger for some in my family than for others. My wife was already working from home at least two days a week and generally only left the house for groceries and carry out. I think her biggest change is being stuck with me…

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Thoughts on Views and News

As I said in yesterday’s post I am trying to limit the amount of time I read and watch the news. I am also trying to look at social media less or at least unfollow the people who stress me out. I do, however, still read the paper, watch the news, and read social media…

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