Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #9

The Big Quarantine – March 25, 2020 Today in Wrong Numbers: I totally picked up the phone with the Kenworth of IND name displayed. Did I recognize that name? Hell no! Did I just want to hear a human voice and hoped it wasn’t a robo call? Hell yes! Any way, after I told theContinue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #9”

Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #8

The Big Quarantine – March 24, 2020 The Day in My Mom’s Weekly Pandemic Care – Part 2: In what a few weeks ago would have been a normal, not worth mentioning errand, today I had a great outing taking some food (including pizza) and supplies to my Mom in the beautiful Cincinnati suburb ofContinue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #8”

Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #7

The Big Quarantine – March 23, 2020 The Day in Confinement…the Actual Word Confinement: The use of the word Confinement in my headline for you grammar/word nerds, is a specific choice. You can have your lockdowns and your shelters in place. I like confinement. Of course the root “con” denotes some negatives. We confine prisoners,Continue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #7”

Corona Confinement: The Big Q: #6

The Big Quarantine – March 22, 2020   The Day in Postcards (I Kid You Not): One of my on-going projects (pre-Covid) is sending postcards to my friends’ kids. I started this a couple years ago, when I sent a card from the traveling Lego exhibit I visited when it hit Cincinnati. I knew myContinue reading “Corona Confinement: The Big Q: #6”

Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #5

The Big Quarantine – March 21, 2020 The Day in Old-Timey Life – Part 1: When is the last time you posted a letter? When was the last time you heard the term “post a letter?” Do you remember your elementary school history when your history teacher mentioned Benjamin Franklin was appointed the country’s firstContinue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #5”

Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #4

The Big Quarantine – March 20, 2020 The Day in Putting Those Danged Dried Beans to Use: I cooked up a batch of Spanish sausage, Navy Bean and Kale soup. In a rare bit of restraint, I actually made less than 10 cups of soup. I have a tendency to start throwing things into aContinue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #4”

Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #3

The Big Quarantine – March 19, 2020 The Day in Closure: In the fluid situation that is commerce, I had been scheduled to work at my part time job at TJ Maxx this morning at 7 am. Then came word they’d shortened their business hours. My start time, like the other store openers, was movedContinue reading “Corona Confinement – The Big Q: #3”