The county I live in has issued an indoor mask mandate. It started today. I rarely go outside anymore because I have two auto-immune disorders. When I do leave the house, I am almost always the only one wearing a mask.Continue Reading “My County Issued a Mask Mandate”
I’m tired. So very, very tired. All the time. Maybe you are too, but for different reasons.Continue Reading “I’m Tired”
Reopening does not mean that COVID-19 has magically disappeared. We are opening too early, with unclear guidance that is unlikely to be properly enforced.Continue Reading “California Reopened – And I have Concerns”
On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order titled: “Executive Order on Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Response and Recovery.” The order called for an emphasis on ensuring the people who were disproportionately affected by COVID-19 would receive the help they needed. It also called for the creation of the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.Continue Reading “Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force”
Have you wondered about how the Biden-Harris administration managed to get so many COVID-19 “shots in arms” in such as short period of time? Were you surprised when pharmacies, stadiums, empty stores in dying malls, and pop-up vaccinations sites appeared? All of this is thanks to the Biden-Harris Covid-19 Vaccination plan.Continue Reading “The Biden-Harris Covid-19 Vaccination Plan”
For whatever reason, I ended up needing a lot more dental care than I expected this year. Trying to see a dentist during a pandemic is difficult. It is also a little weird because of changes made in response to COVID-19.
Before you read this blog post, you might want to read the first part: Dental Care During a Pandemic.Continue Reading “More Dental Care During a Pandemic”
This piece of writing was originally posted on social media on September 11, 2020. It is a true story about what happens when an order of ice cream is delivered to the wrong house during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I read “Ice Cream Delivery” on episode 065 of Words of Jen.Continue Reading “Ice Cream Delivery”
I read “Dreaming of Buffets” on episode 058 of Words of Jen.
My husband and I are at a pizza place that we used to frequent before we moved halfway across the country. It has a small buffet in the corner that includes slices of pizza with a variety of toppings. There is a salad bar, baked chicken, and a small selection of desserts.Continue Reading “Dreaming of Buffets”
By now, everyone knows that COVID-19 can spread from person to person. There are ways to help stop the spread. Wash your hands often. Wear cloth masks when you are outside – especially in situations where social distancing isn’t possible. Stay home if you are sick.
Failure to do so causes the virus to spread. To make that clear, I decided to track the rallies, conventions, and other large events that President Trump and/or Vice President Pence attended. Those events provided a vivid example of how COVID-19 spreads.Continue Reading “This is How it Spreads”
My neighbor who loudly and frequently builds stuff, has wheeled a kayak holder to the back of his pickup. I’m fairly certain he built the holder himself. A familiar rattling and squealing noise was my first clue that the kayaks were coming out.
Of course, I decided to look out the window to see what was happening.Continue Reading “It Ain’t Gonna Work”