As the quarantine and my daily blog draw to a close, I figured now is a good time for reflection. Summer is just now starting to begin and it was a long spring cooped up indoors. I’m sure we all have cabin fever and we’re all ready to get out of the house, but the pandemic is far from over. 2020 has been a difficult … Continue reading Day 98: Time for Reflection
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 lockdown has ended? Continue living like we’re still in quarantine? What … Continue reading Day 42: What should we do if the lockdown is ended prematurely?
Recently, I was told that people are protesting the lock downs because they’re in dire straights, going so far as teetering toward homelessness and literally starving. I found this claim to be quite odd because the last I heard, landlords are prohibited from evicting anyone and that assistance was being given to those who can’t afford groceries or to pay their utilities. Now, I haven’t … Continue reading Day 38: What’s up with these protests? – a follow up.
I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter about people protesting the lock downs and I’m having a hard time wrapping my mind around it. I mean, I get it, much of American history is built on being rebellious, and now we romanticize defiance, but seriously? You’re upset about having to stay home? Why? I’m not an expert in this virus, but I’ve read what the … Continue reading Day 33: What’s up with these protests?