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 408

A year and some change we’ve been coping with the global pandemic of COVID-19. Now the question we’re trying to ask is: Who’s gonna readily step up for the vaccines available for it? We already know the anti-vaxxers that won’t. They should, but they won’t. Let’s focus the conversation on the majority that will. MyContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 408”

COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 381

My head hurts. My heart wants to cry. There’s so much in my head that it takes all my self discipline that I can summon not to spew it all out at once like word vomit. “When This Virus Is Over … “ This phrase concerns me because the person(s) that say it don’t realizeContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 381”

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

Despite my successes over the summer over 2020 at work and at home, my depression looms over it all like a dark cloud. My inner demons are working overtime, and just as hard as I am trying to stay ahead of it. Slipping into that abyss again would only have one outcome. Suicide is aContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: A Year In Review (Part 3 of 3)”

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)”

COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 317

I don’t know about anyone else but I started tracking COVID-19 from December 31, 2019 as my beginning of the global pandemic. Since it’s not “going away” any time soon, I’m thinking that instead of continuing with A.D. (anno domini) the year of the Lord, we should transition to A.C. (After COVID-19) And the yearsContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 317”

COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 268

Where is the love, y’all? I’m not just talking about the Black Eyed Peas collaboration featuring Justin Timberlake. I’ve noticed about a month ago that patience, understanding, compassion, and love have but gone away since Washington State’s Safe Start. Goodness … year 2020 A.D. has been brutal, to say the least. Honestly, I will referContinue reading “COVID-19 Chronicles: Day 268”

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”

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”