Monday Musings…

How long will it be before things get back to normal, after things get back to normal? I mean, when everyone gets vaccinated… Or at least when enough people get vaccinated… and the world leaders to give us the all clear sign… How long will it be before we get back to pre-2020 behaviours? Will…

Pandemic Pondering

There’s a diner near us that we go to every now and then.  At least, we used to before the pandemic. Dave, the waiter, would always greet us.  He would would joke with us.  Tease us.  And chat with us. Occasionally, we’d bump into him outside of the restaurant, too. We liked Dave. Today, we…

Lessons from my 58th year

I turned 58 a few weeks ago.  I was a bit late to the Pandemic Birthday Celebration Club.  But at this point, it looks like we’ve all become members.  Another year zoomed by.  So what did I learn in my previous year? Last year I obsessed about the Covid pandemic, like everyone else.  But there…

How to Lose Weight in a Pandemic

If you had asked me a year ago if it was easy to lose weight during a pandemic, I would have said, “Heck, yes!” I saw the movie Contagion. A pandemic brought hoarding, looting, scarcity of resources and scavenging. It would be like the Zombie Apocalypse without the zombies. But the reality of a pandemic…