Just Chatting: Masks On!

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I am so relieved that we’re headed into required masking up everything indoors. The Delta variant is surging and, whether people like it or not, masking is one of the ways to help the situation. I won’t let anybody into

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Olympics Grumbling

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So, the Olympics are on and I feel all weird about them. I usually love being able to watch the Olympics, but honestly? This year, I’m not so much. For one thing, I’m finding it hard to see the main

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Pandemic Fatigue

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I haven’t written much about the pandemic, not really. So many people seem to be under the assumption that it’s almost over. Sorry, but no. And for those of us who cannot get vaccinated due to chronic illness (my doctor

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There Are Weeks and Then There Are Weeks

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There are weeks, and then there are weeks. It’s not been a bad week, but it feels like this week has been filled with time sucks, detours, roadblocks (yeah, I’m still watching The Amazing Race — laughs —and U-Turns. It’s

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Brain Candy Friday

Brain Candy Friday

So today is Black Friday–and this year, things are quite different. Here, stores only can open to 25% occupancy because of the pandemic, so for us, it’s cyber-shopping all the way. I never went in for Black Friday shopping in

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How I’m Dealing With Pandemic Fatigue

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So, just a few thoughts. I see that infection rates are going up again, and most thoughts (the non-delusional ones) are that we’re getting ready to soar with a second wave. We’re a week or two behind Europe, the thought

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But First Coffee: Coping Mechanisms

But First Coffee: Coping Mechanisms

Good morning, peeps. I’m getting ready to get to work here, but thought I’d take a few moments to post a quick blogs. Apple is here, curling in my arms as I type. Over the years I’ve gotten to be

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Vlog: How to Get Through the Shutdown Sane

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