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
In my hometown, over 2,500 protesters took to the streets to show their solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. I’ve never been so proud of my community. I’m relieved to know there are so many compassionate progressives in a location not often known for its liberal values. I, unfortunately, didn’t make this protest, but plan to participate in future ones. Some people scoff at … Continue reading Day 83: What have the protests accomplished?
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?
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?