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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 81-82

Because I was on vacation for most of Week 81, I didn’t hear a lot of news – I kinda avoided it on purpose, tbh – and have combined these two weeks together. And really, with things settling down again, … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 80

It was a fairly calm week, so let’s get to it. This week’s numbers: Cases: 306,769 (+4,615) Deaths: 4,314 (+152) Seven-day rolling average: 595 (-213/day) Positivity rate: 4.9% (-2.2%) Cases per 100k: 41.7 (-2.8) Hospitalizations: 820 patients; 289 in ICU … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 79

We are in the middle of a worrisome scare here this week. Ambrose’s college just opened up to on-campus students last week. He only has two in-person classes, on Mondays and Wednesdays. Monday, he went to these classes, and by … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 78

Let’s get right to it. I don’t have pics for this week, so I’m going to sprinkle this post with lots of cute kitten photos instead. Heh. This week’s numbers: Cases: 295,953 (+8,542) Deaths: 4,017 (+81) Seven-day rolling average: 983 … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 77

Honestly, I don’t have the bandwidth for all the crap this week. So let me just start with the numbers, and then bullet-point my way through the mess this week. Screw trying to condense and make this more readable. Whatever. … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 76

It’s been a really, really tough week. On Monday, I picked Laurence up after school and he immediately said, “Ugh, I feel like sh!t.” A shudder of “oh no” went through me. The kid wore his mask the entire first … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week 75

All right. Let’s start right in with lawsuit hopscotch here. Get your popcorn. When I left y’all at the end of week 74, SA had sued the state, gotten a temporary restraining order, and put in a mask mandate in … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 73 and 74

So. San Antonio is under heavy covid assault, a surge that is still toward its beginning and has already surpassed last July, and is likely only a week or two off from topping the January surge. Literally five weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – July 2021

So San Antonio just finished its 72nd week of the pandemic on Thursday, and the weeks since I last wrote (week 67) have been a doozy. To be honest, I would have liked to be able to keep this as … Continue reading

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June 2021 in Review

June began in a blaze of glory. Finally out of May and the PTSD time of the year, I felt alive and awake for the first time in what felt like forever. I’m really glad I had that feeling, too, … Continue reading

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