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 Feb 4th – Hello World

Ok, so it’s now February 4th.  How are we doing, world? Doing ok? Getting lots of sleep? Hydrating well? See, the reason I ask is that you’re looking a little ragged – like a hungover sixteen-year-old who’s just staggered out … Continue reading

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Pandemic Jan. 18th Hello 2021

Dear 2021, How’s it going? I know you started out like a 4-year-old leaping onto the ice, thinking they can skate then falling flat on their face. That’s a tough way to begin, but don’t give up just yet. I … Continue reading

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Pandemic Dec 20th 2020

It’s Christmas Time 2020. A Covid Christmas. Continue reading

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Pandemic Dec 17th

Good News Top 5. Ok, with the pandemic kicking into high gear, again, and all sorts of bad news pumping through our media venues, it’s time to look on the bright side. So here are the top 5 things in … Continue reading

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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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