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A Simple Slice of Apple Pie

This is Day 12 of Camp Corona. Part of me is disappointed that I haven’t already written 672 books by now. My productivity tends to come to a grinding halt when my focus needs to be a project that I’m not exuberantly passionate about. Which isn’t saying that it won’t be a good book, or […]

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March 30 2020: The Latest Information

March 30 2020: Where is the tipping point going to be? Will there be a defining moment where the aggressively selfish begin taking this pandemic seriously? What is it going to take to get through to some people? Katie likened this to people that are ragingly homophobic until their daughter comes out as a lesbian, […]

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And Yet Remain Lonesome

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome. T. S. Eliot The fact that I already live largely as a hermit, while beneficial in these times, allows me grater opportunity to pretend everything is normal does not escape […]

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A Headache from Adrenal Fatigue

As I’m writing this it’s 7 am on Saturday, 28 March 2020. I’m awake because I have a headache from adrenal fatigue, an aftereffect of having an anxiety disorder. When Katie gets up I’m going to make biscuits and gravy with scrambled eggs for breakfast. We’ll eat in the living room while watching a Studio […]

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March 28 2020: The Latest Information

March 28 2020: Finland is now up to over 1,000 cases and 7 deaths. For context, just 3 days ago those figures were below 800 cases and only 2 deaths. Uusimaa (Helsinki metropolitan region) has not been closed off yet as Parliament’s Constitutional Law Committee looks into whether it’s legal. Uusimaa is now closed off […]