Tag Archives: COVID-19

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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funny/not funny

Way back in February and March, the Studio Printers of North Bay Letterpress Arts had a wonderful (if I do say so myself) show at the Sebastopol Public Library. It was supposed to end mid-March, but, as the poster says, … Continue reading

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some numbers

As of June 30, 2020, according to the CDC website, the United States has had 126,739 coronavirus deaths. I’ve been thinking about this post for a while, and when I started looking at the website last week, the number was … 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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van. gone

Another casualty of the 2020 coronavirus has been the work vanpool. It was suspended by our employer on March 16, when the county where we work instituted its Shelter in Place order. At first the van was parked at the … Continue reading

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space bubbles

I’ve always had a fairly substantial space bubble – both as a US American, and an introvert, the boundaries I feel comfortable having around my person are nudged outward by the culture I’ve grown up in and my personality type. … Continue reading

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how to … do this thing

Fast on the heels of the shelter in place orders came the “how-to” articles – not that anyone’s been through a global pandemic before, but there seems to be plenty of advice regardless. Perhaps one of the most insidious seeming … Continue reading

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