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 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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Pandemic Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Well, I have a cure for the pandemic blues, but first, what’s happening in the world? In Ecuador, ‘Diago, the giant Galapagos tortoise whose tireless efforts are credited with almost single-handedly saving his once-threatened species, was put out to pasture … Continue reading

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Pandemic Friday, June 12, 2020

Yesterday, in a world kind of going nuts, we had a cool milestone. I guess other parts of the world had milestones, too. In Seattle, there’s a new country. It’s called Chaz. You can get pizza there and plant gardens … Continue reading

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Pandemic Saturday, June 6, 2020

See, I changed the title. It’s day 86 for us, and we’re still hanging in there, though I may be running out of pants that fit me. In Victoria, they have declared that the island is free of the virus. … Continue reading

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Quarantine Thursday, June 4, 2020

More signs that we’re returning to normal, or at least a new normal. My first thought is that I’m not sure the blog should be called ‘quarantine’ anymore since I’m kinda wandering out of the house like a mouse afraid … Continue reading

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Quarantine Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Some big wins today, but I had a terrible realization. First, though, let’s see what’s what in the world. The-Youngest and I set our clocks to watch Space X launch its first manned rocket into space. Nature, however, had other … Continue reading

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Quarantine Sunday, May 24, 2020

Hello, bonjour. This is Vegas the Goldendoodle, though I prefer Vegas the Princess. It is day 73 of the pandemic, or as it should be called, day 73 of retraining my humans. I will not lie to you, they are … Continue reading

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