Tag Archives: quarantine

July 2022 in Review

Does anyone else feel like it’s still May? I don’t know if I’m stuck in that traditional caught-in-time, always-behind feeling of adulthood, or if this is worse than usual because I’ve literally avoided being outside as much as possible for … Continue reading

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The Locked Room, by Elly Griffiths (audio)

As the UK enters its first lockdown in 2020, Ruth Galloway tries to unravel a mystery from her mother’s past while simultaneously teaching, homeschooling, and running a university department. DCI Nelson, meanwhile, finds his investigation into a string of suspicious … Continue reading

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June 2022 in Review

Ugh June. Usually a fairly good month, after the oppression of May, but the unrelenting heat, stressful goodbyes, re-rise of covid, and horrific politics has made June probably the worst month of 2022. Oy. It’s been a monotonous haze of … Continue reading

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February 2022 in Review

It’s hard to believe February’s over, probably because I spent most of the latter half of it in poor mental health. Heh. I’m okay, just feeling the effects of a few health-related issues. Beyond that, not much happening here. To … Continue reading

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Quarantine Stuff 1/28/22

More insanity, more bullet points. Though not quite as much of either this week. Weeks 2 and 3 of January added up to over 80K positive covid cases in SA. As of Tuesday the 25th, there were over 125k new … Continue reading

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American Portrait, by Multiple Authors

Subtitled: The Story of Us, Told by Us This is a collection put out by PBS about people’s lives (mostly**) through the first year of the pandemic. There were various prompts posted online (“The tradition I carry on is…” or … Continue reading

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Quarantine Updates – 1/21/22

Things continue to be interesting and awful and so yeah I’m doing the bullet thing again. My overall thoughts, though? I think Texas is telling Texas to hold its beer… Here are some examples of numbers seen in SA this … Continue reading

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Quarantine Updates – 1/14/22

So yeah, I’m not resuming my Quarantine Diaries series, but a lot is happening right now, so I thought I’d bullet-point my way through this mess. My sister and one nephew officially have covid, thankfully mild, and thankfully my BIL … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Week…?

I could add up the weeks since I last checked in and see where we’re up to, but I’m not interested in doing so. I’m not planning to return to weekly posts or anything, either. I just had a lot … Continue reading

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TGIO, 2021 Edition

Let me get right to it: 2021 has not been my year. In fact, it’s been downright awful in a lot of ways, particularly with regards to 1) grief/loss and 2) my physical health. And even though it looks like … Continue reading

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