COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 556

On June 30, 2021, Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee lifted the mask mandate … Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that the state is moving toward a statewide June 30 reopening date and that all counties in Washington will move to Phase 3 of the Healthy WA: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan effective May 18 until June 30.Continue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 556”

The Power of Clarity

The adage, “hindsight is 20/20”, is never more apropos to describe 2020 A.D. and the #COVID-19 global pandemic than anything else. For me the death of friends and family, the lingering health issues for those that survived, the lockdowns / quarantines, the massive cleaning effort, the business closures, and so much more provided a momentContinue reading “The Power of Clarity”

The COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 506

The light at the end of the tunnel doesn’t SEEM to be a train coming in the opposite direction when speaking about the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that suggested a lifting of the mask guidelines for those that are fully vaccinated AND feel comfortable around non-vaccinated folks. ThereforeContinue reading “The COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 506”

COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 475

Aiight, y’all … we’re more than one year into this situation. Total cases of COVID-19 in Washington State: 389,143. Total recovered: 186,165. Then there’s the total number of deaths: 5,443. Thankfully a concerted effort has been done to roll out COVID-19 Vaccines. As you can imagine, there was a scheduled vaccination deployment with the priorityContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 475”

COVID-19 Chronicles: A Year In Review (Part 2 of 3)

I grumbled to my sister, who is my tenant, room mate, best friend, and all-around gal pal, “The world is circling the drain, Charrina. All that’s left is for someone to flush.” At the beginning of May, the words / phrases of dumpster fire of a year, shitshow, and clusterfuck were added to my dailyContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: A Year In Review (Part 2 of 3)”

COVID-19 Chronicles: A Year In Review (Part 1 of 3)

“Time is free but its priceless. You can’t own it but you can use it. You can’t keep it but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” – Harvey MacKay Part 1 of 3 2020 started like any other. I was recovering from another holiday season in theContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: A Year In Review (Part 1 of 3)”