Local Watering Hole

Self-Isolation Trend #8 With the bars and restaurants closed during the shutdown, a new trend for many is being forced to enjoy happy hour, or for some of us the celebration of It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere, at home.  Alcohol sales at grocery stores are up compared to last year as people are either stocking up on booze…

Tuesday Tunes – I Got Stung

I actually wasn’t stung back when this photo was taken, but thought a shot of a flower and ELVIS could brighten the day.

Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #7 The no sports trend has been going on for months and I’ve had a few different reactions throughout this trend.  First phase was during the initial shock where it was still too painful to watch ESPN, check my sports notifications or watch any replays.  Second phase included still not watching ESPN, glancing…

Saturday Songs – A Foggy Day

Self-Isolation Trend #6 As you might notice from the photo it was not a foggy day, but a new trend that has developed with wearing a mask outdoors for a walk is that my glasses are constantly foggy.  Luckily I could hear geese honking in the direction of this family when I arrived at the…

The Week In Seven Photos

Just when you think you can’t take one more day of tension and worry, it’s amazing that the strangest things can help you finally hurdle your fears.  I know for many, including me, during these times that the important things like a vaccine, proven medication and a belief in the systems being developed to reopen…

Stack Of New Books Can’t Be Taller Than Harper

Self-Isolation Trend #5 For businesses that are allowed to stay open during the shutdown, curbside pickup is a new trend that is helping some businesses survive during these times and to help keep employees and customers as safe as possible.  I was catching up on The New York Times Book Review and discovered when I…

Monday Musings

Self-Isolation Trend #4 In all my very early mistaken beliefs that as an introvert I could handle these self-isolation days, another trend I did not predict was the zooming popularity of video chat platforms Zoom, FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts (to just name a few) between work requirements and the extroverts who quickly discovered they…