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The Great Conjunction 2020

Not only is today the Winter Solstice – which I can see celebrating, since now the daylight will be increasing – woohoo! – unlike the Summer Solstice, which, yeah cool, longest day – but duh yeah then they’ll just be … Continue reading

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RBG

On Friday – OK, a couple of Fridays ago now – 9/18/20 – first one post, then another, until eventually almost my entire feed was filled with the news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. There was of … Continue reading

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and just like that

It’s September, and the number of COVID deaths in the United States – 184,083 – has now surpassed the population of the city where I live. Only two months since I started thinking about it in that way. I’m not … Continue reading

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odds are

Not the freshest news now, but someone at my work had a positive test for COVID. A bit ironically, just a few days before (Thursday, July 23) there had been a virtual brown bag lunch meeting with the General Manager, … Continue reading

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here we go again

Sunday morning (8/16) was thunder and lightning like I’ve never experienced before in California – usually by the time you realize what’s going on, it’s over – but this went on. And on. For over an hour! And then there … Continue reading

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Comet NEOWISE

Somehow I only heard out about Comet NEOWISE on Friday, but as soon as I did, I thought of my astronomy friend, Nancy. (Everyone has an astronomy friend, right?) I sent her a message asking about a good spot to … Continue reading

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you can’t get there from here

To add to the list of “Things I wasn’t expecting to happen, since they were never really on the radar of things that could/would happen” … but hey there’s a global pandemic on, so perhaps I should expand my realm … Continue reading

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one hand washes the other

Remember this? Three months ago – not that long, and yet a lifetime… Or a different world anyway. Coronavirus was just starting to be A Thing, and there were all the admonishments to WASH YOUR HANDS, and instructions about how … Continue reading

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how to … do this thing. still.

Maybe not so relevant now that restrictions of the Shelter in Place orders are starting to be relaxed, but I’d still like to share some of the articles I’ve read along the way that seemed insightful/helpful/worth sharing – if nothing … Continue reading

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the takeaway

Another thing that’s been on my mind since this Shelter in Place started, but I haven’t gotten around to writing about, and now the situation is starting to change – SIP orders have not been completed lifted, but more activities … Continue reading

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