Category Archives: Personal

Sunday Coffee – Winter Bucket List

Unlike my summer and fall bucket list / sketchbook / goal thingies, I don’t really have definite ideas about dates for similar winter and spring projects. Both summer and fall are very clearly defined in my mind – one by … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 40

So…this was a weird week. It had good news, and a frustrating turn of events. Read on for oddities on our (possibly-pointless?) ten days of family lockdown. Numbers: 99,142 cases, 1,440 deaths, 1,100 seven-day rolling average, 12.5% positivity rate (down … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 39

We’re nearly a week into full-on household lockdown now. I’m going to do a day-by-day on this below, after more general news. This week’s numbers: 91,394 cases, 1,412 deaths, 1,063 seven-day rolling average (up 268), 15.7 positivity rate (up 6.5%!!!). … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Favorite Photos of November

Hello everyone! I didn’t take quite as many photos this month as usual, but still found a dozen that I really love. Left to right: sun shining through a tree at Lost Maples; Atticus and Jojo (my two bonded kitties) … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 38

It was a bad week. On Wednesday evening, my oldest son called to tell us he was positive for covid. Morrigan had been sick for a few days, but it took that long for the test results to come in. … Continue reading

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November 2020 in Review

It was a momentous month in so many ways. Covid is back on a major rise, worse than it’s been so far. The presidential election has been strung along for weeks and weeks with the Prumpster still grouching about his … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Autumn Bucket List Wrap-Up

I certainly set myself up a tall order by creating an Autumn Bucket List that had 27 items on it to be done between Sept 1st and Nov 27th! A lot of them were small, but still! Sheesh. But hey … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 36 and 37

Well. Things are getting dire out there, aren’t they? We really need a national mask mandate, some stronger lockdowns, real financial help for both people and businesses, and a vaccine. Speaking of the latter, there seems to be several vaccines … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving week, and to be honest, it couldn’t be worse timing. The country is in a massive wave of covid, with nearly 200,000 new cases a day, making July’s spike look like peanuts. This has been going poorly for … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 33-35

Today is Friday the 13th, eight months to the date from the Friday the 13th in March when we got our first case of Covid in San Antonio. The country is undergoing a third spike, higher than previous spikes. Unemployment … Continue reading

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