Author Archives: Joe Cummings

About Joe Cummings

Aquarius. Traveler. Gamer. Writer. A New Parent. 4 of these things are easy. One is not. But the journey is that much better for the new people in my life. A life I want to share with others, to help them, maybe, to make them feel less alone, sure, to connect with the greater world, absolutely.

Pandemic Sept 28th Down the Rabbit Hole

Looking at things in a totally unicorn and rainbow way, the pandemic has given us some unique opportunities to explore life. Before we get to what The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World has done, let’s look at the state of the world. Seems there’s a … Continue reading

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School and Work – Pandemic Sept 12th 2020

Both more normality and more craziness came to this world, like we couldn’t have a bowl of ice cream without a side order of murder hornets. Last week, the kids all went back to school, and while I won’t rant … Continue reading

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Returning to Normal – Pandemic Sept 4th 2020

If I had to make a list of signs that we’re getting back to normal, at the top of the list would be going back to school, The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World returning to work, seeing a movie in a theater, and being able … Continue reading

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Pandemic Birthday pt 2

With two weeks left, I had a 5-page spreadsheet made (ok, it was handwritten), a great collection of vidhug videos, and a brilliant plan to make my own video of why The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World made everything better. That was the good news. … Continue reading

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Pandemic 50th Birthday

Oh, we had great plans for an incredible 50th birthday party for The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World: Maui. An epic luau with kālua puaʻa (pig cooked underground). And The Rock with a bunch of half-naked Hawaiian dancers. Sadly, the pandemic shot that plan in … Continue reading

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Pandemic Wednesday, July 22, 2020

It’s day 133 for us – so where are we at? Well, I have to say if you look around, you’d say yes, the pandemic is over… but more accurately, a ton of people are just fed up with having … Continue reading

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Pandemic Saturday, June 27, 2020

For us, another visiting day in the exotic land of the Ogopogo. For the rest of the world, a pretty typical day of chaos and weirdness. But since you’re likely reading about all the rioting and the Minneapolis city council … Continue reading

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Pandemic Friday, June 26, 2020

Going on a trip helps me reset my life a bit, you know, take a look at things that are working and not working. Not working…my diet, so over a plate of pancakes, I thought long and hard on the … Continue reading

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Pandemic Thursday, June 25, 2020

Road trip! With Dr. Henry saying stage 3 is now upon us, we decided to take do a small, socially distanced, and entirely local vacation. We went to see The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World’s parents (and the Cutest-Baby-in-the-World.) Before that, though, what’s happening in … Continue reading

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Pandemic Friday, June 19, 2020

It’s been 100 days since this adventure began. 100 days ago, we went into isolation ourselves, and I wrote my first quarantine blog. 100 days ago, you could still cross the border, still go to the movies and eat popcorn, … Continue reading

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