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No Symptoms

14 days ago my kids and grandkids came to visit. At the time, I went two weeks ahead in my planner and marked the day the incubation period would end if I had been infected by this event. Today is […]

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Mothers Day 2020

#1 son brought his kids over on Friday with a cool gift, a lovely rock, and handmade cards. This morning I slept in — seriously, like till 8:30. I started the day with homemade sweet rolls. No gatherings with the […]

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Mask Making

#1 son, his lovely wife, and their children came over yesterday to make masks. We can go out now, since we have our masks. We used 9″ squares of fashion fabric and muslin lining, plus 7″ strips of elastic for […]

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Grooming in the Pandemic

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday.  #1 daughter brought the babies and lunch and cake. It was wonderful to see them. I hadn’t seen them except by FaceTime since we started quarantine. The youngest had forgotten us. The bigger of the […]

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Shopping in the Pandemic

One of the things I find confusing is the value of shopping. People are spending much less on experiences, and many stores are closed. But half of brick and mortar shops offer curbside pickup or delivery now, and online purchases […]

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Coronavirus Confusion

I’m not confused about the virus. It’s highly contagious and deadly for many people, and the way to contain it is to stay home. I’m confused about the economics of it, though. The WHO has laid out a set of […]