Quarantine journals: April 9

432,596 confirmed cases 14,831 deaths 24,245 recovered ***** I took a walk around the yard this morning. Birds sounded louder. Flowers looked brighter. The grass glowed emerald despite the hail that beat it down hard last night. How impossible it has been to look up and around and outside the hyper focused panic of thisContinue reading “Quarantine journals: April 9”

Quarantine journals: April 2

242,182 diagnosed. 5,850 dead. 8,991 recovered. ***** I’m really thankful today for friends who have more faith than i who post truths my head knows full well, but my heart falters. Just sharing one of those today. Waymaker. That’s what we sing. Even when sorrows like sea billows roll. “…for God gave us a spiritContinue reading “Quarantine journals: April 2”

There’s no crying in…COVID-19?

“Remember, there’s no crying in baseball,” Tom Hanks said recently when interviewed about his experience with testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). No crying in baseball, indeed. But this ain’t baseball. Not even close. Yesterday, I forgot about my own advice on holding on to hope and pushing fear aside as I reached for the lastContinue reading “There’s no crying in…COVID-19?”

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