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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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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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