By now you’ve probably heard about this conspiracy theory documentary floating around called “Plandemic: The Hidden Agenda Behind Covid-19.” I saw friends debunking it before I ever got a chance to watch the video, and now it’s been removed from YouTube and Facebook. This, however, isn’t the first time we’ve encountered the spread of misinformation.Continue reading “Day 53: How do we stop the spread of misinformation?”
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Day 50: Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexican Independence Day…and other things.
In my hometown, the lock down started on St. Patrick’s Day and is slowly starting to be lifted today, Cinco de Mayo. I doubt we’ll fully reopen until sometime in June. We’ve been doing this for 50 days now. It feels like some kind of weird accomplishment. I wonder which other holidays will be affectedContinue reading “Day 50: Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexican Independence Day…and other things.”
Day 49: May the 4th be with You
I just wanted to check in on you guys. How are you doing? Are you getting through this pandemic OK? This has been difficult for some people, and it’s not always easy to tell when you’re being separated from your friends. Sometimes I get stressed and I become preoccupied with the future, but I’m tryingContinue reading “Day 49: May the 4th be with You”
Day 47: River Trip #1
The best thing about living in the Ozarks is going to the river. It has been and probably always will be my favorite spring and summer activity. We are blessed to live in a part of the United States that’s covered in rivers, creeks, lakes and other bodies of water. We tried to maintain ourContinue reading “Day 47: River Trip #1”
QUARANTINE CHALLENGE #6: Make a Quarantine Bet
I’m not a gambler, but I like to make bets especially when I know there’s a deadline in sight and there could be some kind of substantial change between now and then. Anytime I’ve left the country or gone on a long trip I’ve made bets, not only with people, but also with myself. IContinue reading “QUARANTINE CHALLENGE #6: Make a Quarantine Bet”
Day 43: How can we prepare for a recession?
This pandemic has been bad, but the economic fallout is going to be even worse. According to the BBC, the US economy sank 4.8% at the annual rate, marking its first contraction since 2014 and the downward spiral is only expected to accelerate. Since the lockdown, over 26 million people have filed for unemployment furtherContinue reading “Day 43: How can we prepare for a recession?”
Day 42: What should we do if the lockdown is ended prematurely?
Currently, the lockdown in my hometown is scheduled to end May 4 and there are reports like this one CNN of other states ready to open up. I’ve read in most sources that this is too soon and will result in a second wave of outbreaks. So then what should I do when the lockdownContinue reading “Day 42: What should we do if the lockdown is ended prematurely?”
Day 41: How to Publish and Promote an E-Book
One of my quarantine goals is to finish and publish my first e-book, and I’m proud to say I finally completed the first draft! I’ve been working on it for several months now. It’s a 20-chapter guide for converting a vehicle into a motor home. A few years ago, I bought a short bus onContinue reading “Day 41: How to Publish and Promote an E-Book”
Day 40: Happy Quarantine! We’ve finally reached day 40!
We have officially reached day 40 of our lock down here in Springfield, MO which means we have fulfilled the biblical requirements for quarantine. However, I won’t consider it safe to break protocol until I get the nod from the CDC. Still I find the history of quarantine and the significance of the number 40Continue reading “Day 40: Happy Quarantine! We’ve finally reached day 40!”
Day 39: How has this pandemic helped the planet?
Every April 22nd we celebrate Earth Day, a holiday dedicated to environmental protection and awareness. This Earth Day is especially significant on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ve seen what just a short pause in human activity can do for the planet. Here are just some of the positive impacts this pandemic has had onContinue reading “Day 39: How has this pandemic helped the planet?”