Tag Archives: Life

Unpopular opinion.

I’m just gonna say it: I still love NYC. I know, I know, everyone is leaving. In droves. And I can’t wait to go back. Every day I have a twinge or two of homesickness for the greatest city in … Continue reading

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Lockdown, Lily-style.

The rest of us would welcome a change at this point. “But why?” wonders Lily. “Things couldn’t be better!” Every day begins with new adventures just beyond the gate: an endless array of bunnies, lizards, gophers and squirrels to hunt … Continue reading

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The never-ending lockdown.

I don’t know about you, but at this point I am so far into the lockdown groove it’s starting to feel more like a trench. A trench that gets a little deeper every week. I know, I know, I have … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame the Chickens.

These days, it’s all COVID all the time. Except when it’s salmonella. CNN reported it a few weeks back, tying a notable increase in salmonella cases to the pandemic-related uptick in backyard flock-keeping. A lot of people decided that if … Continue reading

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Allegiance.

Wishing a happy 4th of July to all. ” — a Republic, if you can keep it.” – Benjamin Franklin

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The hens are having a moment.

There’s been a lot of clucking about chickens lately, what with everyone staying home and envisioning that long longed-for coop. When grocery supply chains threatened to snap, there was even more than the usual pleasure in stepping out to the … Continue reading

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Mask-arade.

I’m having trouble keeping up. First we were told that masks were of no use in keeping COVID19 at bay; now we have state orders to wear them. Wha? Oh, well, as it turns out the “health experts” lied to … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter.

Is it safe to go out yet? Well, yes and no. In the past week we’ve gone from seeing no one to seeing dozens of people. Encounters with friends, long-postponed appointments, various essential errands. Things are “opening up” we are … Continue reading

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Voluntary confinement.

There are two kinds of people. Those who are itching to jump back in to real life. And then there’s me. Things are starting to rev up. My blessedly blank calendar has suddenly blown up with entries. ┬áBut strangely, I … Continue reading

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The Morning Wired.

First it was a hand sanitizer shortage. Perplexing. The threat of a meat shortage. Hmm. Toilet paper disappeared. We rolled with that one, so to speak. ┬áBut when I scrolled through the news and saw a headline, oh the most … Continue reading

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