Category Archives: COVID19

So, a year ago this weekend

I was buying the big packages of toilet paper and paper towels. And I felt kinda silly about it, but I’d also heard about the potential for supply chain disruption for paper products and felt it wasn’t a terrible idea … Continue reading

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So, we’re all double masking now, right?

RIGHT? I don’t love it, but I’m doing it. Surgical + cloth for Starbucks/gas station/quick food pickup, KN95 + cloth for grocery store. Basically – will I be around people for more or less than 5 minutes? Those are the … Continue reading

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Aging is annoying

I have once again managed to injure myself IN MY SLEEP. Slept on my shoulder wrong and pinched a nerve right up at the top, right where my bra strap would be. It’s not debilitating and I’ve got full range … Continue reading

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Happy Snowy Superb Owl Day!

And owls are pretty damn superb, so I’m glad they have their own day. And there is some sporting event today as well. And for the first time in 25 years, little bro is not spending the day with his … Continue reading

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Is it naptime yet?

I have done ALL THE THINGS today. OK, maybe not ALL, but Starbucks has been acquired, and 3 freaking stops to find cat litter. (Snow is coming, which is impacting supply, and I didn’t want to switch up litter on … Continue reading

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Oh, hello existential dread

Though it would be a few weeks before you came back around. Fuck it, take a seat and have a beer. The fucking South African Covid variant. It’s here in Virginia, the cases don’t have travel history and we’re not … Continue reading

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Let me just conjure that up out of my ass

So, in the last couple days, seen both “everyone should be wearing N95 masks” and “everyone should be double masking with N95s and a surgical mask.” Now, you can get ASTM Level 3 face masks that are made in the … Continue reading

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Brains are stupid

So, my nose/sinuses are bothering me a bit today. I know it’s because the upstairs humidity doesn’t even hit 30% this time of year, and I’ve been forgetting to fill and turn on the humidifier overnight. I know this. I’ve … Continue reading

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How about NO?

I’m seeing rumblings of changing the vaccine rollout and delaying second doses. U.S. is now considering idea of a single vaccination shot, delaying shot #2 until months later. Last wk, I thought that was a bad idea – the trials … Continue reading

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I am helping!!!

I signed up for a research study, and you don’t have to try to get Covid19 to be helpful!! They’re looking for folks in the DC Metro and it’s a daily questionnaire and you can also optionally sign up for … Continue reading

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