The brighter side of a pandemic

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 When you hear the word pandemic, I imagine your thoughts go to the number of people infected, the number of people who have died, then to the people who have lost their jobs, restaurants/bars and stores who have had to shut down, then possibly to the inconveniences of lock-downs and social…

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A COVID-19 Thanksgiving

Saturday, 10 October 2020 Yesterday it was 0°C when I woke up. Today was 19°C. I thought the thermometer was broken as I opened the door to step outside for my morning photo. I was pleasantly surprised at how warm it actually was! Today we’re celebrating Thanksgiving. Our second holiday during the pandemic… Another one…

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Dean Brody and the drive-in concert

Sunday, 27 September 2020 Wow! That was the best organized event I have ever attended. No hitches or glitches. Lots of space between cars. No one blocking anyone’s view of the stage. Plenty of portable potties meant no line-ups. Several hand-washing stations were available. Merchandise, drinks and snacks could be ordered online and delivered to…

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Two cats are very happy when I don’t make my bed in the morning

Sunday, 13 September 2020 The day started off cool and wet. Mom and I sat on the veranda enjoying our breakfast, the cool air, the birds and the quiet. I didn’t want to leave but the damp was seeping into my bones, the last thing I wanted was to be chilled to the bone all…

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