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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 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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The Past and the Future

I treasure life’s unique experiences, especially those that come out of nowhere. Last weekend, I had one of those experiences. I went to two parties on one weekend – one for our 96-year-old Baba and a first-year birthday party for … Continue reading

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Oregon Preamble

So, what’s the perfect vacation for an introvert, a writerly introvert at that? Reading a book in the sun? Exploring an underground ruin with a flashlight taped to my head? A week in the basement playing World of Tanks or … Continue reading

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