Tag Archives: quarantine

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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October 2020 in Review

I feel like all my months have been reversed and thrown off this year. Likely due to the incessant everyone-is-always-home bit. (I have this funny story about how people were showing first-snowfall-of-the-year photos on Instagram, with captions groaning and saying … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 30 to 32

A lot of the country is seeing a third wave and/or surge in the virus right now. San Antonio is trying to keep things together, but it’s hard given some of the conditions at present. Schools, at university level and … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 26-29

It’s been fairly quiet in terms of the pandemic here for the past month. September 13th saw the six-month mark pass since our first case of Covid. Things are holding steady, and we’re all trying to figure out a good … Continue reading

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September 2020 in Review

September was far more eventful than I was expecting. Choosing to leave school and begin on another path. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the ensuing political nastiness. Atticus escaping the house for a day. LOTS of construction, some … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – A Day in Quarantine Homelife

A couple years back, I participated in Trish’s “A Day in the Life of…” event, which happened to be my life as a stay at home mom in the middle of spring break. Not sure why that particular event came … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries – Weeks 23 – 25

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve been well, and that things have been improving in your areas. There’s a lot in this post, as it encompasses three weeks of change and data, so I’ll just say up front (in case you … Continue reading

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August 2020 in Review

Oh August, how I despise you. Honestly, it wasn’t really too bad this year, but August every year is tough. I’m not sure why, but I’ve always had depression issues in August – perhaps because it’s triple-digit heat most of … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A Blessed 90 Minutes

On Sunday, we began the “fall cleaning” process just a little bit early. In Texas, deep cleaning tends to happen in the fall because no one has been able to open the windows for six months due to heat, and … Continue reading

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