COVID-19 Wk 43: Chaos

I’m not sure I need to write much about what happened on January 6th, 2021. My only comment is I am looking forward to January 20th. My only other comment is this is not the Republican Party that I grew up with. Blame the Tea Party, Blame Trump. I think the GOP has to pause…

COVID-19 Wk 36: Where Do We Go From Here

In COVID news: over 1,500 new COVID cases reported yesterday and 7 new deaths. Thanksgiving is just days away and I’m saying it now, within a week of Turkey Day, we will be over 2,500 cases. It seems inevitable at this point. I also read that ranch sales are booming across the west. The whole…

COVID-19 Wk 17: In for the Long Haul

Health officials in Oregon are expecting “exponential growth” of coronavirus cases in the coming weeks. Yet watching the news and traveling about town for errands it appears that nobody cares. People are still gathering in groups and some of my neighbors are having parties. I totally understand that people are frustrated, fed up and want…

COVID-19 Wk 13: Getting Social(ish)

Mia is the only person I have done any sort of outdoor activity with since late February. While I had plenty of plans between then and now it goes without saying that COVID screwed it all up. (how many times have I written that in a blog post now….?) I finally loosened my self restriction…