COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 219

Masks are all the rage nowadays. Oh wait … that should read mask wearing to some is enraging nowadays! In my corner of the USA, #UpperLeft, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued an Executive Order that masks are required in public while maintaining physical distancing of 6 feet from non-household members (2 meters) – notContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 219”

Six Feet Apart

As I predicted, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee extended the Executive Order expiration from May 4, Monday to … May 31, 2020, Sunday. He was able to coax Washingtonians to hole up in their homes in March. Once that was accomplished keeping us there is a matter of extensions. I’m not upset, I just wantedContinue reading “Six Feet Apart”

COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 118

A little over a week remains of Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay-At-Home Executive Order extension … The initial duration was to expire on April 6th, but extended to May 4th, Monday. A #ManicMonday nonetheless! Also, it’s Star Wars Day: May The Fourth Be With You. Washingtonians are divided over their opinion on the subject. In MyContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 118”

A Message of Hope: We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

Sing! Sing these words: The other day … I met a bear. I joke, I digress. A couple of days ago, WCP and I were driving to the Marysville Winco for essential grocery shopping for ourselves. As we were driving, she pipes up. “Hey Lamp, what’s with the teddy bears in the windows of houses?”Continue reading “A Message of Hope: We’re Going On A Bear Hunt”

Until Further Notice …

Another phrase has been incorporated into the COVID-19 global pandemic lexicon: until further notice. Our leaders had projected dates of this week or somewhat close to that for libraries, YMCA, and so many more (March 30th, April 6th, etc) I’m now reading or discovering those dates have been pushed aside in favor of the blanketContinue reading “Until Further Notice …”

Is This The New Normal: COVID-19 In Washington

Lake Stevens, WA – The COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid, crisis situation. Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee, has effectively quarantined the entire state with an increasingly restrictive orders – click here to read the start of the timeline which was February 29th, 2020. These phrases and words have joined our daily vernacular: out of anContinue reading “Is This The New Normal: COVID-19 In Washington”