So as you’re all sick of hearing, I have been using Duolingo to brush up my language skills. For quite a while now.
And every so often, they send me details about local meetups. Continue reading “The meetup that wasn’t”
Pink blossoms continue to fill out my ornamental plum tree, pleasing the local bees no end.
The slightest hint of buds form on the trees out back. Continue reading “Spring still springs”
In the absence of commuting days (something I’m happy enough to be able to avoid) and occasional dinners with my parents, I find that the days run together. Continue reading “The days run together”
So amid all the laundry and cleaning and filing and general attempts to use my day wisely, I accomplished these… Continue reading “Scenes from Saturday”
Even people who are nearby are far, for the moment. Some of my family is walking distance, and now the weather has finally started to turn nice to walk — but social distancing means staying away. Continue reading “Missing”
As I type this, we don’t yet have a shelter-in-place order here — but I have been, since I came back from the office last week. (And basically for the week before, as well.)
For the foreseeable future.
Everyone else who’s self-isolated seems stir crazy with the sudden smallness of their world — but really, until I fling myself across the globe on a trip (no time soon, alas), this is my normal.
I work from home on the regular, but for a lot of people this is a new experience.
So if this is all new to you, here are some tips as we prepare for another week of working remotely… Continue reading “Working from home”