COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 9, Furlough day 47

It has been a few more weeks of quarantine and furlough. Some days are better than others. For that matter some hours are better than others. Keeping all three of us in this house sane and happy is a tall order. Some days we do OK, others not so much. I spent last...
COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 6, Furlough day 23

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 6, Furlough day 23

Well, this was not the way that I think any of us wanted to start off this week. The stress of the current global situation is enough by itself, but life always find a way to get you when you are down. Some days you run out of spoons way to early in the day. Today we...

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 5, Furlough day 19

Well, today was kind of a crappy day. Mostly on the emotional side. It was actually a somewhat nice day out for at least part of the day. There was an odd snow flurry in the middle of the day and it has generally been cold. That said, it just felt like we didn’t...

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 4, Furlough day 12

Let’s start with yesterday, April 9, it was Ruth’s birthday. Not quite the celebration that I think we would have liked, but it was something. Robyn and LJ put a big banner in the yard in the middle of the night, I baked a lemon cake (I know it is Passover, but I...
COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 4, Furlough day 8

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 4, Furlough day 8

Today was definitely the first really nice day in the past couple weeks. Bright, sunny, and in the 60’s. A perfect day to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. So, after enjoying Ruth and EJ’s home made cinnamon rolls for breakfast, I loaded up the...
COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 3, Furlough day 7

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 3, Furlough day 7

We have made it to the end of “Quarantine” week 3. It is pretty hard to believe that for the past two weeks, most of my world has consisted of our house, yard, and strolls around the neighborhood. One would think that it should feel relaxing, but it...
COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 3, Furlough day 5

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 3, Furlough day 5

First Shopping Trip in 2 weeks… For the first time in two weeks I ventured out to go shopping. Today’s trip included a stop at the Lancaster Costco and the Lititz Weis. The good news, I was able to get everything on my list, and it was not utter chaos....