Nesting instinct hits the kitchen

I stocked up pretty well with two big grocery shopping trips -- one at the beginning of March and another one this past Thursday. I don't think I over-bought, just tried to gauge what we might need for 3-4 weeks (just in case the 2-week self-quarantine period proved to be optimistic for all of us.) …

Continue reading Nesting instinct hits the kitchen

It’s March 16th & I’m launching this blog…

… in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic from a little spot in southern Maine, kind of off the beaten path, but within a 10-minute car ride of lots of people and economic activity. While I love towns and cities--people! cultural activities! food! action!--I also love being in the company of birds and trees. As …

Continue reading It’s March 16th & I’m launching this blog…

Welcome to my COVID-19 Online Journal… after the fact

Near the end of March, I started an online journal called COVID-19 Chronicle, where I periodically post about how my shelter-in-place life is going. Even if I didn't post every day, I wanted to keep some kind of a record. After the fact, I realized it might be nice to re-post those blog entries here, …

Continue reading Welcome to my COVID-19 Online Journal… after the fact