Tag Archives: lockdown

Making Up For Lost Time

So this is the first tirade for June 2020. With my having taken a short sabbatical from penning any entries here since the end of May, allow me to make a short list of what we missed up to this … Continue reading

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Ode to Depression

We’re still in COVID-19 lockdown in my neck of the woods.Philadelphia is under curfew until 6 a.m. from the violent protests throughout the hood. This world has turned upside down as of late. Our lives are filled with too much … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Scenes from the Delaware River at Lardner’s Point in Philadelphia, Pa. Got my stimulus check in the mail yesterday. Twelve hundred bucks is a nice chunk of change to use for whatever, but most who received it will be depositing … Continue reading

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Gimme Three Steps

It’s now week seven of this crazy state of isolation and social-distancing, and the bald-eagle population is thriving in my neck of the woods. All the nesting pairs I keep tabs on have spawned young this time around. I plan … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: It’s OK for Me to Complain Again

Into Week Five of socially distanced isolation, my normally easy-going temperament has become a bit edgy, lacking in patience for ordinary idiosyncrasies that otherwise are overlooked or tolerated. Back in 2000, I had posted about being housebound for a period … Continue reading

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Going Stir Crazy

It’s now into week four of isolation. Thank goodness for the Internet’s ability to instantly communicate with others in real time. Present-day life without the Net and our electronic devices would be incredibly debilitating and lonely for those with no … Continue reading

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Into Week Two Of Self-Isolation

New Jersey is now in the state of lockdown. The governor today ordered residents to shelter in place. All non-essential retail businesses must close until further notice. People are allowed on the roads only to shop for groceries, medicine, healthcare, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: But This Is No Joke!

Three cases of COVID-19 exist in Bucks County, PA, the section of the commonwealth in which I live. On March 6th, the first two cases of the Coronavirus disease in the Keystone State were reported to be presumptive positive: one … Continue reading

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