Tag: covid-19

Quarantine Baking: Ten Recipes to Try Now

Quarantine Baking: Ten Recipes to Try Now

Like the rest of America (and the world?), I’ve been stuck at home waaay more than I had anticipated this spring, and I am baking, baking, baking. I love to bake, but I don’t do it as much as I’d like because I never seem…

The Hiking Trick You Need Now To Get Through the Pandemic

The Hiking Trick You Need Now To Get Through the Pandemic

As of this posting, our family will have been self-isolating for 8.5 weeks. That’s 61 days of 24/7 contact with the whole family. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been within 6 feet of a non-household family member since February…

Thursday 3: April 16, 2020

Thursday 3: April 16, 2020

Hi, friends! It’s Thursday, in case you didn’t know what day it is. In my parallel life, our family would be cruising around the Kona side of the Big Island today. Instead we’re at home, having another shampoo day (wash, rinse, repeat). I saw that…

A Day in the Life – Quarantine Edition: March 24, 2020

A Day in the Life – Quarantine Edition: March 24, 2020

Hey, there, friends! I love to read “day in the life” posts on other blogs and I thought I’d put one together here. I think it’s fun to see how other people live their lives and thought maybe you do, too. If anything, this post…

The Two Lives That Wait for You On the Other Side of the Pandemic

The Two Lives That Wait for You On the Other Side of the Pandemic

  My mother died almost three years ago and I can’t stop thinking about it. Pretty soon, many of you may have the same problem, too. Let me explain.   My mom was 68 years old when she died, seventeen years earlier than I had…