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November 22, 2023
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11/22/2023

Today is 1350 days since the that March Friday in 2020 when we all went into quarantine.

Today is 60 years since JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963. I remember that day, so does Len, so do many of you. Here’s a scary truth. We are as far today from that day – as that day was from the Wright brother’s first flight at Kitty Hawk on Dec 17, 1903.

November 21, 2023
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11/21/2023

We both took Covid tests this morning and both of us still have pink lines. I asked the internet what this means and it says I might be pregnant.

I have a call into my doctor’s office to discuss. I feel so much better that if I didn’t know I have Covid, I wouldn’t know it. I’ve been sicker than this after too much pie.

November 20, 2023
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11/20/2023

Three Things Since Yesterday

November 19, 2023
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11/19/2023

A few of you might realize yesterday we were 1345 days since March 13, 2020, and today we’re at 1347. Yup, I used a different calculator. Just a fun reminder that precision depends as much on asking the right question as doing perfect math.

November 18, 2023
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11/18/2023

I thought I was done with the Covid Diary but guess what? Len and I caught Covid this week! Actually, Covid caught us. We have continued to wear masks in stores, library, meetings, and our church so we will never know for sure where Len encountered Covid. And since I got it four days later, I guess we know where I got it…

May 12, 2023
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5/12/2023

Covid Quarantine started March 13, 2020. I started a Covid Diary that very day. I wrote almost daily for several months, until we all realized this was not going to end soon.

November 17, 2022
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11/17/2022

Yes, it’s been 979 days since Friday the 13th, March 2020, when everything changed.

February 15, 2022
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2/15/2021

February 9, 2022
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Flags representing Covid victims. 

2/9/2022

This is from the Osterholm Update: Covid-19 (Listen here)

January 31, 2022
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The photo is a dog watching and thinking. Kind of like me. 

1/31/2022

When someone says “We’re Family” I go on full alert like a prairie dog hearing a whuff of wings overhead.