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Oh the places we’ll go with quarantine lifted

As a few states begin making plans to reopen our economy and lift restrictions on sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, our imaginations have begun to run wild. Suddenly, social media posts are about what we want to do and where we want to go once we go back to a more normal life.… Continue reading Oh the places we’ll go with quarantine lifted

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This is how the food pyramid looks during a pandemic

If you missed this week’s column on SouthernThing.com, you can click here to read the full column. A few paragraphs are excerpted below.  It’s amazing the things you learn about yourself and your family during quarantine for a global pandemic. For example, Sweetums and I have learned the distinction between “booping” a nose and “bopping”… Continue reading This is how the food pyramid looks during a pandemic

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This is what our pets are thinking during quarantine

If you missed this week’s column on SouthernThing.com, you can click here to read the full column. A few paragraphs are excerpted below.  At first, it was cute. When we began working at home during our self-isolation period, we got a huge kick out of posting social media photos of our pets and jokingly referring… Continue reading This is what our pets are thinking during quarantine

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I have my own ways of functioning during all this. Here’s my list

Like all of you, I have been adjusting to living my “new normal,” by which I mean living in the pages of a Stephen King novel. (btw, Steve says sorry we all feel that way but, somehow, it doesn’t make me feel any better.) There are high points and low points, good days and bad… Continue reading I have my own ways of functioning during all this. Here’s my list