Tag Archives: quarantine

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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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 64-67

Not gonna lie – there’s not much going on in terms of quarantine any longer. Vaccinations are keeping things relatively under control. Which is awesome. Numbers Early in the month, we crossed the 50% line of fully vaccinated residents in … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 61-63

Not much has changed. We keep marching on, trying to survive under a government that is trying to kill us. Numbers Things are holding steady here. We reached a couple major milestones in number over the last few weeks. First, … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Hospitality

The day before Mother’s Day, I hit a personal breaking point. I’m a stay at home mom. My job is 24/7. There are no breaks from it. In the past, I have coped with this by a precarious balancing act. … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 59 and 60

So much of life right now feels tentatively safe at the moment. It feels like for the last 13-14 months, I’ve been living in an underground shelter, hunkering down and waiting until things are safe again, and now we’re peeking … Continue reading

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April 2021 Wrap-up

I say this every year, and 2021 is no different: April is very tough for me, and the beginning of a difficult season. In normal years, April brings in waves of heat and the beginning of summer. It’s followed by … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Memorial

My grandfather passed away on March 29th. Originally, there was going to be no funeral or memorial service for him, per his wishes. However, my grandmother decided that she wanted a family get-together/memorial for those of us still here, so … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 57 and 58

Welp, it’s taken slightly longer than expected – most likely due to the wonderful vaccine efforts going on – but we’re definitely seeing another upward covid trend here. After a month of things bottoming out and stabilizing, we’re seeing increases … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 55 and 56

Still sitting in equilibrium here in SA. There’s been little news or developments, and we’re in a race against this disease with vaccines now… Week 55 – March 26 to April 1 205,777 cases, 3,152 deaths, 190 seven-day rolling average … Continue reading

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March 2021 Wrap-up

What a weird, weird month. Most of March was actually pretty nice. I had a lot of good moments, learned some things about myself, had tons of birthday celebrations, etc. Ambrose got his first job, Jason and the boys got … Continue reading

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