Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day 9. I Think

Captain’s Log: The days are long, the nights are dark, I have forgotten what it feels like to wear real pants. I feel like now this is a universal dilemma. Okay, wait, stop. I’m lying. I haven’t regularly worn real pants since 2013. For much of my career, I’ve been lucky enough to be a…

Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day Seven or Eight

Captain’s Log: It's the seventh or eighth day of social distancing I think. Honestly, I have no idea what day it is anymore. You don't realize how much you need to see other humans in person until there's a pandemic and you're forced to spend your days with a toddler who is smart as hell…

Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day Six

Captain's Log Day Six: The neighbors are friendly and we're all about to snap. Most mornings I take my dog and toddler on a walk around the neighborhood. My street is unusually friendly so I'll get stopped a lot to chat. It's street made up mostly of transplants and they've created their own community that…

Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day Five

Captain's log, day five of social distancing. Nature is trying to kill us and I don't really blame her. But could we call a truce? The social distancing is hard enough but this morning to add insult to injury, we also had an earthquake in Utah. A fairly big one. And then another one about…

Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day Four

Yesterday was boring until it wasn’t. We spent the morning trying to come up with a fun way to entertain Leo. Then after his nap was eventful in a bad way. Leo got stung by a rogue bee with a bazooka for an ass. He was playing next to our living room window and out…

Captain’s Log: Covid 19 Social-Distancing Day Three

Captains's Log It's the third day of self-isolation and I am bored. My toddler is bored. My husband won't stop reading the news and pacing back and forth and anxiously listing off everything we should be worried about from now until we are eighty. I'm a tad worried we didn't grab enough booze to be…