April 7, 2020, Day 29 in hiding from the Federales: 2nd straight day of beautiful Southcoast weather in Onset. An OB Free Post: In response to my lovely wife’s admonitions, today’s post will (other that this) be free of my typical OB blathering. She wants something a little more personal. Let’s see how that goes… … More Life in the Time of Corona #8
April 6, in the year of our Lord 2020, Day 28 (which is FOUR WEEKS) nailed to this cross (yep, an Easter reference): Must admit, we got us a beautiful day here in Onset. Blessing of the Fleet: One of the fun things about living above a marina is watching the crew scurrying around, moving … More Life in the Time of Corona #7
April 5, Day 27 of house arrest: It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, won’t you be my neighbor? Getting the F#@& Out of Dodge: As the sun began to break through the miserable cloud cover yesterday, Barb insisted we go for a drive. After stops at CVS (no, there was no toilet paper, not … More Life in the Time of Corona #6
April 3, 2020: Day 25 of isolation. Rainy, gloomy, stormy on the Cape. Like waiting for some kind of end to come… Oh, the Reality: Yesterday I suggested to Barb that maybe we could take a day trip to Costco and pick up some needed supplies (primarily liquor, wine and beer, of course) after her … More Life in the Time of Corona #5
March 27, 1:17 pm: Day 18, sitting on the side deck basking in a sunny, breezy, 62 degree day. Let’s see how long it lasts. Medical family: First of all, hats off to the real heroes of the day, our medical family members and friends. They are putting their very lives at risk, under the … More Life in the Time of Corona #4
March 26, 4:19 pm: Day 17 of staying in the goddam house. Mega roll hunt update: There is no update. You can only worry about this so much before you go crazy. Besides, I have it on good authority that Kimberly Clark and all the toilet paper manufacturers have given up making the stuff and … More Life in the Time of Corona #3
March 25, 12:22 pm: Day 16 of self quarantine, looking out the window at a cloud-covered Onset Bay. Mega-roll hunting update: I set the alarm for 6:00am but didn’t need it because I was already awake, anticipating the journey and hopefully awaiting the influx of a few 24 packs. I got started at 5:50 am, … More Life in the Time of Corona: #2
March 24, 2020, 11:50 am: Two weeks since returning from Florida and self quarantine. 10 minutes from Governor Baker’s stay at home “recommendation.” When we returned from Florida we were a little low on toilet paper, so on March 10 I bought a 12 pack of Mega rolls. Since then? The stores have been empty. … More Life in the Time of Corona: #1
From their wedding in Connecticut in 2011.
A new Verse Video from a poem written many years ago.