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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 48 and 49

It hardly feels worth posting this today as Week 49 was basically superseded by our Snowmageddon. The city stopped updating its numbers and holding daily briefings after last Friday. Plus, the week came down to “covid vs keeping people warm,” … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 46 and 47

Another two weeks, another Quarantine post. We’re only a few weeks off from an entire year of this pandemic now, and the end is still a pipe dream at this point. The thing that concerns me the most right now … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 44 and 45

We passed the ten-month mark of this pandemic in our area on January 13th. Almost a year of this now. It was also the changeover of the government during Week 45 (oh irony), and it’s already apparent than the new … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Vaccine, Part 1

I had my first Covid-19 vaccine dose this week! In late December, the governor of Texas decreed that people in Tier 1b could now get the vaccine. Tier 1b included individuals over the age of 65, or those over 16 … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 41 to 43

First, I want to apologize for the length of this. I’ve been keeping my quarantine diaries weekly while numbers are skyrocketing here, but the last two Fridays have been holidays. I didn’t exactly want to put up covid news on Christmas … Continue reading

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December 2020 in Review

December was 100% different than we expected, starting with Morrigan’s call on the 2nd to tell us he was positive for Covid. Our anniversary vacation was subsequently canceled, Jason traveled to KS to pick Morrigan up because the school wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Anniversary and Christmas

On Tuesday, Jason and I celebrated our 21st anniversary. Originally, we had planned to spend a weekend early in December in a remote location near a state park, where we could hike and such during the days. That all go … 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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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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